Lorenzo Brown

Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 186
College: North Carolina State
Birth Place: Roswell, Georgia
Draft: 2013 2nd round (22nd pick) by the
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  • Detroit Pistons have ample time to address NBA luxury tax concerns
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    Detroit Pistons have ample time to address NBA luxury tax concerns

    It wasn’t exactly a blockbuster. On Feb. 15, 2009, Detroit Pistons president of basketball operations Joe Dumars traded shooting guard Alex Acker to the Los Angeles Clippers for second-round picks in 2011 and 2013. Acker wasn’t part of the Pistons plans, but the deal was a financial move – not a move looking at the playing floor. Dumars was looking to shed Acker’s salary to avoid paying the luxury tax bill. It serves as a reminder that the Pistons, who could wind up flirting with the luxury tax line next season, will have time to avoid the mechanism that helps restrict spending in the NBA. More Pistons coverage The concern comes from this week’s news that the 2017-18 salary cap will be $99 million