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Pistons add Bol Bol in low-risk, high-reward trade

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Jonas Nader summarizes why he loves Bol Bol's new outlook with the Detroit Pistons after the Denver Nuggets traded him for Rodney McGruder and a second-round pick.

Video Transcript

JONAS NADER: So the Bol Bol experience is moving to Detroit. And I could not be more excited. I think this is a great move for the franchise, low-risk, high-reward. This is a player that wasn't exactly given the most opportunity in Denver with less than 350 total minutes in three seasons. So yeah, he's going to get an opportunity here in Detroit. And I love the fit, quite honestly.

Looking at that roster, you have Jerami Grant, who's still hurt and on the trade block. You have Kelly Olynyk, who's still hurt and without a timetable. The Pistons need shooting next to Cade. And Bol Bol does exactly that. 52% from three in college. 30-- 37% from three in the NBA. So yeah, a lot to like here, an elite block rate, a very good passer as well, can run on the open floor. Bol Bol is a tantalizing prospect.

And if you remember back a couple of years ago, Detroit did something similar with Christian Wood. They really rebuilt his profile, made him into a legitimate NBA player too. So I'm excited to see this latest reclamation project in Detroit. It's a matter of if and not when Bol Bol gets an opportunity. So be ready to add him when that happens. You don't have to do it right now. But I will say he is starred, highlighted, and underlined on my watch list. So I'll be ready and waiting when that happens. To Adam.