October 21st The Detroit news - Second unit is making a name Newcomer Evans has provided a spark by running, rebounding, defending and scoring. By Chris McCosky One of the goals for Pistons president Joe Dumars over the summer was to replenish and rejuvenate the bench unit. "The one thing that I really want," Dumars said Wednesday, "is for our second group to be an energy unit. That's what we had in our championship run, and that's what I think you are starting to see with this group." The Detroit Free Press - Pistons get boost from inactive list BY KRISTA LATHAM The new NBA collective bargaining agreement changed the way coaches will set their active rosters this season, and the change should help a deep team like the Pistons. Say good-bye to alleged back spasms, and hello to the inactive list Booth Newspapers - Johnson taking right approach to learning NBA game By A. Sherrod Blakely Most of the Detroit Pistons players head home shortly after practice ends. For 18-year-old rookie Amir Johnson, that's when the fun really begins.