We’re officially in the thick of the offseason.
The Detroit Pistons traded Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday for cap space and a 2025 first-rounder from the Milwaukee Bucks, and followed that by selecting Jaden Ivey fifth overall and trading for 13th overall pick Jalen Duren during Thursday’s draft.
They’re positioned to be major players in free agency and are linked to Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton and Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson. They could make additional trades. They’re one of the most interesting teams of the summer.
To get you ready for the Pistons and the NBA season, which begins Friday night, we’re holding a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) at 7 p.m.
Omari Sankofa II is entering his third season covering the Pistons for the Detroit Free Press, and fifth season covering the NBA. He’s a Detroit native and Renaissance High School and Michigan State alumnus. He’s here to answer all of your questions as the Pistons prepare for free agency.
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