Amar'e Stoudemire Headed to the Detroit Pistons?

Thomas KereseyContributor IFebruary 8, 2009

Phoenix Suns power forward Amar'e Stoudemire is available, and one of the teams interested are the Detroit Pistons.

Stoudemire is one of the league's premier offensive starters.

If the Detroit Pistons get into the serious bidding for Stoudemire, they will have to give up a top player to clear some salary cap room.

Either Wallace or Iverson will have to go.

Wallace would like to stay with the Pistons, but knows that this is a business and whatever happens, happens.

With the summer approaching, President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars can clear up to $22 million in salary cap space, because of the contracts expiring after this year. And with the Pistons showing one of the oldest front courts in the league (Wallace and McDyess are both 34) a young Stoudemire would be a nice acquisition. And the fact is, it would be a long-term deal.

Right now the Pistons are focused on making the playoffs, but when season's end comes, they will make a run for the premier forward.