2013/2014 Pistons news and Happenings

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    Bring in Stuckey with the water bottles........
     
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    I'd ride out a 50 game slump by Pope before I'd look at other options. He plays D, has athleticism, and has a 3-point stroke. There is no reason to play it safe for a team that has 0% chance at a title by playing it safe. The only ways this season will be a success would be if we shock the world or if we build on something with guys who are the future. Limping into the playoffs with a 38 year old at SG is nothing to write home about.
     
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    "Don't talk that way about me now"

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    I thought he was talking about Stuckey.
     
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    Upgraded athleticism on display at open practice - Detroit Bad Boys
    Anyone wants to chime in on how much truth is there?
     
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    Pretty good writeup. Still, I got to go back to the sanity issue. The fact that this organization is even considering, still, having Stuckey play shooting guard, makes it look, well, you name it. Just bad. Like, who is in charge of the zoo? On a real, legit basketball team, Stuckey would only be mentioned for one thing, fighting for backup minutes to Jennings at point. Not something he simply can't do.
     
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    Wants to play faster. Acquires Chauncey Billups. Seeing is believing.
     
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    Man, reading the part of the article about Stuckey was depressing. He keeps going like this, and I'll start calling him Sulky.

    He needs to be traded. It's what's best for the Pistons and the player.
     
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    Even if the uptempo game is your style, there will still be grind out games/quarters where you have to play a half-court set. In those situations, it's good to have the option of putting someone like Billups in charge. I don't see him being here and having an uptempo team as being mutually exclusive things.

    I still am of the opinion that the Billups signing was akin to the Ben Wallace signing. Giving a locally beloved, cornerstone piece of the last championship core an opportunity to ride into the sunset in dignity and with great fanfare; especially after being jerked around the league. I see both signings as classy, low-risk, low-cost moves by Dumars.
     
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    I don't mind the sentimental as long as we're not seriously thinking Billups will be a big part of this team at age 38. Because I am not seeing it. We've got too much young talent at the guard spots to play a guy well past his prime.
     
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    Yea, we wouldn't Billups to steal any of Collider's minutes.
     
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