2021-22 Rewind: Livers wasted no time stamping himself as part of Pistons core
Isaiah Livers, like Dinwiddie drafted under the cloud of injury, showed as a rookie in limited opportunity after fully rehabilitating that he has the stuff to thrive in today’s NBA as a wing player with size and potentially elite 3-point ability.
Pistons to select 5th following NBA Draft Lottery: Weaver confident they’ll find talent
Pistons fans don’t have to worry about getting spoiled by lottery fortune. After breaking a streak of 13 trips to the lottery without moving up by winning the No. 1 pick last year, things reverted to form on Tuesday with the Pistons dropping two spots to pick fifth in the June 23 draft.
2021-22 Rewind: Missed time dimmed Olynyk’s star in first Pistons season
Kelly Olynyk wound up missing more than half the season with an early-season knee injury that left a major hole in Dwane Casey’s bench unit. When he returned and hit his stride in mid-February, Olynyk played a big role in the best stretch of the Pistons season.
While the NBA playoffs near their halfway point, the off-season has begun for 22 teams already. This week’s Pistons Mailbag includes questions on free agency, the status of contract options among Pistons players and next week’s NBA draft lottery.