DENVER, CO – 25 FEBRUARY: Donta Hall # 42 of the Detroit Pistons hits the ball off Mason Plumlee # 7 of Denver’s Nuggets (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow / Getty Images)

Outside of their home team, NBA fans have been talking about one team for the past 48 hours: the Detroit Pistons

The Sporting News headline could sum up the general reaction in the NBA community: What on earth are the pistons doing?

Detroit had a widely acclaimed draft night where Detroit charged some promising future players with their free hand steps and trading being a little mystifying for some

Within 48 hours, the Pistons added five centers: Dewayne Dedmon and Tony Bradley on trade, designed Isaiah Stewart of Washington, and freelance agents signed Mason Plumlee and Jahlil Okafor

Detroit also signed a three-year $ 60 million deal with Jerami Grant. He can also play center if coach Dwane Casey wants to grow up

The ironic part is that the center the Pistons fans originally wanted, Christian Wood, is apparently headed for the Houston Rockets

(Note: most of these deals and signings are not yet official, based on reports from usually reliable media sources. Until the team officially announces the transactions, things may change

With the middle position being heavily devalued in this NBA “little ball” era, a lot of people found it funny how Detroit devoured all these big men:

Oh my god, the pistons have just agreed to the huge skeleton picture of the home depotTwittercom / mdYhhbqO4p

The skeleton shot was one of the more humorous many asked basically the same question as The Sportings News, but not in a no-hilarious way: What are the pistons doing?

General Manager Troy Weaver has not spoken publicly since Wednesday night. All we can do is take a look at the moves that have already been made and extrapolate the pistons, considering how the roster will enter the training camp

As of Saturday afternoon, Svi Mykhailuk is the only experienced shooter on the list. One would assume that this will change

One of the centers, Dedmon, has already been closed and the $ 14 million owed it was stretched over five years to help with the salary cap, while Striker Trevor Ariza took about 18 hours as a piston after getting him out of Houston , it was quickly shipped to Oklahoma City

Just because a player becomes the property of the Pistons doesn’t mean they keep him

Detroit opens on Jan. December a training camp Until then you can count on more trains

Rose and Griffin were the undisputed veteran leaders of the Pistons. Giving leadership to a team between 20 and 46 obviously doesn’t give a player much job security

Given how thin Detroit is on its guard, it seems like Weaver plans to keep Rose, making an excellent mentor for Killian Hayes

As for Griffin? Detroit just paid a ton of money to Grant, and he’s playing the same position as Griffin Connect the Dots

Grant was offered the same amount of money by his former team, the Denver Nuggets, which he allegedly spurned because he would play a bigger role in Detroit

Again, this doesn’t bode well for Griffin’s future in Detroit unless the pistons are reviving a variation on the old Josh Smith-Greg Monroe-Andre Drummond all-big-man cast

If Weaver wanted to fill up all of the Sam Hinkie 76’s “Process” tanks and try to lose as many games as possible, there was no reason to sign Grant or Plumlee for big deals

Of the four draft picks, only Hayes is 19 years old and has three years of work experience Hayes is hardly a wet behind the ears kid The rest of them have at least a few years of college ball behind them

Is Weaver slipping in all of his chips to run in Milwaukee and Miami this year? No

He said he’ll quit as soon as he doesn’t try to get his team competitive, it looks like he’s keeping his word

The steps that Weaver and the Pistons organization have taken over the past few days have intrigued NBA fans and the media around the world

The debate about Acquiring All Centers, Draft Picks, All Trades, and Free Agent Signs (FYI, not a lot of good things about the Plumlee signing) has gotten around on social media, on TV, and on the radio

Since the 11th Hadn’t played a game on March 1st, they had little incentive to watch the pistons since then – even in Detroit

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