Quality Over Quantity: How The Detroit Pistons Can Improve Their Fortunes

November 7th, 2010 by Preston DeGarmo Leave a reply »
As the latest NBA season has begun, the Detroit Pistons are off to an excellent start, and appear to be back to their winning ways of 2004. 

Oh, wait. That's not what's happening at all. 

Despite a win over the Warriors on Nov. 7, the Pistons are off to a horrible start to the season, showcasing an uncertain lineup and a 2-5 record to start.

Although their record isn't the worst in the league (several teams have only one win), it is quite disappointing for a team seemingly stacked with depth and talent. 

So what's the problem?

As the title of the article suggests, the Pistons have accumulated a roster that can be described simply as quantity over quality.

Now, this doesn't mean that the Pistons have more players on their roster than other teams. It means that their roster is made up of a whole lot of good players, and zero great players. 

Apart from perhaps Ben Gordon, who finds himself coming off the bench and likely regretting his choice to sign with the lottery-bound and log-jammed Detroit team, the Pistons have no player capable of putting up 20+ points per game for a whole s ...

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