Mikael Pietrus who was born in France in 1985, and was selected in the first round by the Golden State Warriors has been languishing in the dog house of coach Don Nelson. Nelson, has not appreciated Pietrus play because apparently Mikael has not been able to blend in with the Warriors up-tempo system. Chris Mullin the Warriors General Manager has been actively shopping Pietrus and his attractive trade exemption before the deadline, and a few Bay Area, California news source have reported that apparently Mullin and Piston's GM Joe Dumars have agreed to a trade on February 15, newl acquired Piston Walter Hermann and some cash consideration or a still undisclosed player for Mikael Pietrus. Pietrus looks considerably Tayshaun Price, and can solidly back up the 2-3 position with his experience. Mikael is an incredible defender, with great athleticism and sneakiness. Like Hermann he can shoot the three as evidence with his accuary with his 3 year tenure with the Warriors. Pietrus' game will definetly flourish under the Pistons' methodical and deliberate, defensive system (just like the French National team); rather than the Warriors gung-ho style. Hermann meanwhile will like how the Warriors run their offense and finally get some minutes. Its a fair deal. Pietrus 6'7 and long wingspan and quickness will give the Pistons immediate help, especially against Pierce, Allen and Dwayne.