Piston Fans Crossing Their Fingers for the NBA Lottery

April 30th, 2010 by Joe Underhill Leave a reply »

The 2009-2010 NBA season was forgettable for Piston fans. The Pistons had their worst season in years. 

It became blatantly clear the Pistons need a post player with some semblance of offensive aptitude. The Pistons post players were pathetic offensively, and with the exception of Big Ben, not much better on defense. 

The Pistons are in the lottery courtesy of their poor play and—with a little luck—they might be able to add the post presence they sorely need. Here are a couple of options the Pistons might have in the draft. 


If the Pistons lose out in the lottery they will most likely pick seventh or eighth. The two players most likely to be available there are UNC PF Ed Davis (6'10", 215 lbs), and Kansas's Cole Aldrich (6'11", 245 lbs). 

Davis put up averages of 12.9 ppg, 9.2 rebs, and 2.7 blks. The positives from ESPN's scouting report: 

Active big man Plays even bigger because of excellent length Motor runs very high Excellent rebounder on both ends of the floor Good shot-blocker Effective scorer from about 12 feet a ...

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