Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy can either choose to let this season go down as a lost year, hope to get a good draft pick and make all of his moves in the summer, or try to improve his team now.
This week the Pistons played a two-game home stand at The Palace against a pair of teams that missed the playoffs last season.
If this continues it could be a rough season for the Pistons.
“I went to Somerset mall and I caught him in there and I asked him for a picture and he looked at me crazy.”
Sacramento had made calls about Smith in June, but Detroit never heard an offer that remotely interested them and never seriously engaged in discussions, sources told Yahoo Sports.
By now every Pistons fan has come across the ESPN story from last week reporting that the Pistons have reopened trade talks with the Kings to send Josh Smith to Sacramento for next to nothing.
It’s nice to see the Pistons are at least trying to get out from under this mess that was left by former GM Joe Dumars.
Mark Stein of ESPN tweeted Tuesday that the Pistons have had preliminary talks with the Sacramento Kings about moving Smith out to California.
The Detroit Pistons need this time to be different, and yet the start of this next chapter felt familiar.
Do you see a scenario where the two could be paired in Detroit?