There are some stars who get riddled with consecutive injuries, while there are others who just don't pan out with their respective teams. With that said, let's take a look at the five worst contracts heading into the upcoming 2020-21 NBA season.
The Houston Rockets landed one of the best free agents on the market in Christian Wood.
Heading for a deep, lengthy rebuild, the Detroit Pistons should be focusing on asset accumulation this offseason. A trade for unwanted Sixers centre Al Horford could be a way to add draft capital.
During a recent episode of The Lowe Podcast, Bill Simmons joined pod host Zach Lowe to speculate about potential game-changing trade deals for next season. Simmons suggested that the Golden State Warriors could make a deal for Blake Griffin and the 7th pick in this year's draft, then send Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole, and their 2nd overall draft pick to the Detroit Pistons.
Known as one of the toughest franchises in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons appear to be rebuilding. After making the playoffs just two times in the last decade, Detroit needs to go through a proper rebuild instead of trying to take shortcuts to relevance.
Once this trio finally gets to play together it got us wondering if it would be enough to win the 2021 championship or would the Nets need to add other pieces around this core and where would this leave Spencer Dinwiddie?
Which players have impressed most since the All-Star break?
Oklahoma City Thunder have been better than many expected. Danilo Gallinari has played a part in that, but he's likely to be a major name on the trade rumour mill. Gallinari is on an expiring contract, and was one of a handful of Thunder players who were likely to be traded this season. Chris Paul, Dennis Schroeder and Steven Adams aren't on expirings, and will probable stay in OKC.
The Detroit Pistons made the NBA playoffs last year with a record of 41-41, but got swept in the first round by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Detroit Pistons centre Andre Drummond has already made it clear he intends to decline his player option and become a free agent at the end of the 2019/20 NBA season, as reported by Marlowe Alter of the Detroit Free Press.
The NBA Playoffs begin this Saturday. Late season drama was limited, with the Detroit Pistons holding onto the eight seed in the East. We have known the Western Conference playoffs for a while, but the seedings altered in the final days of the regular season, changing the first-round matchups.
Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat are fighting it out for the final playoff spot with just two games remaining in the NBA regular season.
Milwaukee Bucks have agreed a trade to send centre Thon Maker to the Detroit Pistons for Stanley Johnson, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Los Angeles Lakers traded for wing Reggie Bullock from the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, as reported by Shams Charania.
Dwane Casey and Blake Griffin lead Detroit's great start.