Detroit Pistons Player Previews
The Detroit Pistons are in Year 3 of a major rebuild and starting to feel some optimism. Will that optimism lead to a better product and more wins on the court? We shall see. But in the meantime, we get to witness the continued growth of Cade Cunningham, Saddiq Bey, Isaiah Stewart, Killian Hayes and how two new rookies Jalen Duren and Jaden Ivey add to the restoration.
It’s been years since the Detroit Pistons had a player who combined volume, efficiency and consistency from the perimeter like Bojan Bodanovic has done. But will he enjoy the same open shots and success in Detroit as he did in Utah?
Noel’s role is clear, but his playing time is anything but. However, even if he’s not on the floor, he can take the young Jalen Duren under his wing
Hamidou Diallo enters the final year of his contract on the outside of the rotation
Jerami Grant looks to build on a strong 2020-21 season.
"Beef Stew" blew away almost every expectation heading into his rookie year, but what can he do for an encore?
Cunningham doesn’t fit neatly into any box, and he’s in Detroit to set a new standard for himself and the Pistons franchise
Diallo is an ultra-athletic wing who figures to play significant minutes for the Pistons this season.
Meet Wayne Ellington 2.0, now 10 years younger
Year two of the Josh Jackson reclamation project brings new challenges for the homegrown high school standout.
You won’t have to think much about Lyles, and that’s a feature and not a bug
Livers shot the 3 ball well, and he shot it a lot. But he can also play the pick-and-pop game, defend well and provide effort.
On a team full of young, rising players, McGruder is in Detroit to show them what it means to be professional
Killian Hayes Player Preview: Is the point guard of the future finally the point guard of the present?
The young guard possess many skills to flourish in Dwane Casey’s system, but also enough shortcomings to strangle it
Blake Griffin Player Preview: A great scorer, great competitor, great leader stuck on a team that could never be great — for now
The owner of one of the most spectacular individual performances in Pistons history might be up to shining for us again… for a while.
Saddiq Bey Season Preview: Ready to defend and shoot on day one, Bey could become a Dwane Casey favorite
Bey has skills that should let him see the floor, but he can still grow many areas of his game as he gets used to NBA action
Plumlee has the potential to be a nice example for the Pistons’ younger players in learning the NBA game
Saben is not a stranger to Pistons head coach Dwane Casey
28 videos featuring more than 100 plays that showcase everything Sirvydis has to offer
Still an instant source of offense, the 13-year veteran has a new role with these Pistons