Examining Pistons' Smoove move
July, 7, 2013
By Tom Carpenter | ESPN Insider
Detroit Pistons fans are a bit gun shy about doling out huge contracts to any free agent -- and rightly so, after team president Joe Dumars made the incredibly poor decision to overpay mediocre players Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva a few years back. So, it's not surprising that many fans were concerned that Joe D dropped a four-year, $56 million contract on Josh Smith Saturday. ESPN NBA Insider Kevin Pelton thinks the deal for J-Smoove works for the Pistons, though.