Instead, it was just the notion that the Pistons started all three of their first-round picks in the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. For something seemingly so small, it was a big step in the Pistons’ rebuild, because it was symbolic that they were all-in on the youth movement. Granted, it’s not going to happen very often, because the injury report included veteran starters Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee and Cory Joseph, but it was something.
Pistons rookie Saddiq Bey is used to not being in the spotlight. It’s not a position that he naturally gravitates toward, but with the season he’s having, he may not be able to stay in the background for much longer. Even among the Pistons’ three first-round draft picks last year, Bey was the last taken.
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