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Will the Pistons give Brandon Knight another chance at point guard?
The Pistons had four players who played significant minutes at point guard in 2012-13 in Brandon Knight, Jose Calderon, Rodney Stuckey and Will Bynum.
Calderon and Bynum will be unrestricted free agents this summer, Stuckey's contract is only partially guaranteed and Knight showed little improvement between his first and second seasons.
They could try to re-sign Calderon, who shot the ball exceptionally well last season. However, at age 31, he doesn't fit the Pistons' rebuilding plan and he will likely want to play for a contender.
They could use their first-round pick on a point guard. Trey Burke will almost certainly be gone at No. 8, but Michael Carter-Williams could be a solid option if he is still on the board.
The Pistons will have over $20 million in cap space to sign players, but there are very few true point guards available. After Chris Paul, Brandon Jennings and Mo Williams will be the most coveted lead guards on the market.
The Los Angeles Clippers may make Eric Bledsoe available this summer, and there is a possibility the Boston Celtics could do the same with Rajon Rondo.
While the Pistons would like either player, they don't have many valuable trade chips beyond Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe. Without giving up one of those players, they will have trouble trading for any starter-caliber point guard.
If the Pistons can't acquire a solid point guard, expect Knight to get another shot at the job. He has the physical tools to play the point in the NBA, and at just 21, he is nowhere near his ceiling as a player.