Hope—For the first time in quite a while, the Pistons and their fans have it.
Sure, it is a small measure of consolation for fans of one of the five franchises that have at least three titles in the shot-clock era.
But hope is a precious thing, and something that needs to be coddled like a weak spark until it reaches a flame.
For Detroit, the hope for the future is rooted in the performance of the young players.
Last week, we were able to see the bulk of those young players in Summer League play.
The results were largely encouraging, and led some fans to view the future with optimism.
Here are the breakdowns of each of the Pistons Summer League players.