Here are our top three storylines for the 2017-18 Detroit Pistons, along with an invitation for you to weigh in on how each will play out.
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Newcomer Avery Bradley brings a lot to the team, but will it be enough to lead Detroit back to the playoffs for the second time in three years?
The Detroit Pistons, according to Stan Van Gundy, are expected to begin the 2017-18 regular season with the 15th roster position vacant.
Unless things blow up, the Pistons will pay market value to keep Avery Bradley away from other suitors. That risks tax hell though, which means trading someone else may be necessary.
Forward Tobias Harris says he likes playing for the Detroit Pistons and is hoping to stay with the team for a long time.
These 10 rookies are flying under the radar but could either help their teams right now or break out with time to develop.
If Reggie Jackson doesn't play well in the preseason finale, coach Stan Van Gundy may have no choice but to use him as a backup to start the season.
Detroit needs Reggie Jackson to up his mediocre 5.2 assists per game from last season to even sniff the playoffs.
Pistons waive Nnoko, Willis
The Pistons waived F Landry Nnoko and C Derek Willis on Monday. Both players will head to the Grand Rapids Drive, Detroit's G League affiliate.
One of these sorry teams is going to randomly win 38 games and butt into the playoff walkathon that is the East. Why can't it be the 76ers or Magic?
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Marcus Morris: "It's a big relief [to be acquitted]. For a second I felt like it was kind of killing my character for a lot of people who don't know me. So just to get acquitted of everything and now be a Boston Celtic, that's all I'm really looking forward to."
Stanley Johnson has had a rocky start to his NBA career both on and off the court, and where Stan Van Gundy plays him hasn't done him any favors. But there's still reason for optimism with the 21-year-old.
Marc J. Spears The Undefeated
Atlanta Hawks guard DeAndre' Bembry (right tricep strain) is expected to make his preseason debut on Friday against the Detroit Pistons, a source said.
Detroit Pistons HC and president of basketball ops Stan Van Gundy discusses what he would do if his players protest the national anthem and more.
Reggie Jackson and Andre Drummond hold the key to making the Pistons more attractive to the average NBA viewer.
Stan Van Gundy has a plan to discourage tanking among the NBA's worst teams: Get rid of the draft.
Detroit Pistons forward Stanley Johnson has not lived up to expectations during his first two years in the NBA.
Stanley Johnson will be presented with an excellent opportunity to win the starting job at small forward. Could this be his last shot at it in Detroit?
William Weinbaum ESPN
Maccabi Haifa of the Israeli Premier League said Wed. it'll have ex-Atl. F Josh Smith, 31, for 3 games -- Oct. exhibitions at Utah, Ind. & Port. The former slam dunk contest champ played the last 5 seasons for Det., Hou., the Clippers & China's Sichuan Blue Whales.
Rookie Luke Kennard performed well during the Orlando Summer League and offseason workouts, which has impressed head coach Stan Van Gundy.
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy is looking forward to the team's new arena, which it will share with the Detroit Red Wings. The Pistons are moving downtown after playing their home games in Auburn Hills.
Point guard Beno Udrih, a 13-year NBA veteran who spent last season with the Detroit Pistons, remains available on the free-agent market.
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