The Detroit Pistons enter the 2021-22 season in Year 2 of a major rebuild. The team seems to have some complementary pieces, a solid young vet, and one big question in Cade Cunningham. Can he show signs he's the type of No. 1 pick you can build a contender around? We break down every player in our annual Player Preview series.
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
Meet the new center opposing fans will love to hate
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
The Pistons hope Jackson’s homecoming portends his ascension
A former Raptors point guard under Dwane Casey, Wright could see a resurgence this season with the Pistons
For Sekou, coming with a consistent plan while on the floor will help expand his minutes
The Pistons’ first round pick that no one seemed to like might be the most "Detroit" pick of the bunch