Detroit Pistons 2014 Draft Report Card

 

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(SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Pistons had their hearts ripped out at the lottery, but acquitted themselves decently with what little they had on draft night.

After the Cleveland Cavaliers moved up in the lottery, it knocked the Pistons down a spot to ninth. They owned their first-round pick, but it was only top- eight protected. Thus, Charlotte got the pick and nabbed a steal with Indiana's Noah Vonleh.

So, after dealing with that kind of blow, the Pistons targeted Dinwiddie with their only pick at No. 38. He tore his ACL midseason at Colorado and his stock slipped considerably.

At 6-foot-6 guard, Dinwiddie can shoot and defend. He's not a great athlete, but he could easily fit in Detroit's rotation once he's ready.

Grade: B-

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