The Detroit Pistons need role models.
I don't mean they need to sign up for mentoring programs for their after school activities. I mean the young men that play for Detroit need to have players to model their games after. They need to have an end product in mind when going through the everyday motions of developing their respective games.
The Pistons are in an enviable position. They are loaded with young, talented players that all have loads of potential.
That being said, there are myriad directions that young players can take, not all of which are good.
Young players need other players to model their games after. There is a lot of value in using someone to compare yourself to ideally. Would Kobe Bryant have become as great of a player he is had he not had Jordan to mimic and idealize? Probably not.
Here are 10 players that the Pistons 10 youngest players should model their games after.