Detroit Pistons’ general manager Joe Dumars made a splash this summer, adding Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to a young lineup, and the league has taken notice.
Billups hit the court for the Pistons’ preseason game Thursday night in Cleveland against the Cavaliers, and his presence was instantly felt by teammates.
Doolittle has the Pistons finishing the upcoming season with 49 wins, 20 wins more than last year’s take of 29 wins.
Dave Dombrowski is the only man on the list who doesn’t have to worry about a salary cap.
Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that the club has signed draft selection Peyton Siva to a contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Joe Dumars and the Detroit Pistons had been waiting a while for this offseason — and it showed.
“To be honest with you, at the start, when it first happened, I was hurt,” Chauncey Billups said.
“We see Josh in that same vein, as someone that can play multiple positions and match up with whoever,” Dumars said.
The Detroit Pistons have offered to trade point guard Rodney Stuckey and forward Charlie Villanueva to the Toronto Raptors for forward Rudy Gay, according to a report by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
The Pistons are rumored to be interested in Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks as well as Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets and Andre Iguodala of the Denver Nuggets.