Realistic Free-Agency Targets for the Detroit Pistons

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Realistic Free-Agency Targets for the Detroit Pistons
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J.J. Redick and Josh Smith are two of the biggest free agent names this summer.

With upward of $20 million in cap space this summer, the Detroit Pistons will have plenty of flexibility during the NBA's free-agency period. And after their fourth-straight season without making the playoffs, they will have plenty of pressure to sign a player (or players) that will immediately improve their roster.

The Pistons have their frontcourt of the future set, with Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond forming one of the best young big man duos in the NBA. Where they need to improve is on the wing, where Kyle Singler, Brandon Knight and Rodney Stuckey were miscast in starting roles throughout last season.

Unfortunately for the Pistons, the best players available this summer, Chris Paul and Dwight Howard, play point guard and center, respectively. Al Jefferson and Nikola Pekovic are both very talented, but they play center as well.

There are still talented wing players available, but they all have their weaknesses. That being said, here are seven players that the Pistons could realistically target come July 1.

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