The Detroit Pistons are in a position that is not exactly unique to them. They are a team that has a lot of young talent, but not enough to make the team a contender.
They are overall a bad team, but not bad enough to potentially be rewarded with the top overall pick in the draft.
They have some potential trading chips, but nobody that they are overly giddy to deal that has strong value to other teams.
For better or worse, this team is stuck in a holding pattern.
However, some of the players have taken this challenge to heart and are still working hard to improve the team and their own stock.
After the first trimester of the season, here are the players whose stocks are rising and falling.