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The Pistons have discovered that they have some luck late in the draft. After nabbing Greg Monroe with the seventh overall pick in the 2010 draft, and Andre Drummond ninth in 2012, I think they'll be okay with No. 8. However, that may just make No. 13 that much more enticing.
Like the Jazz, the Pistons still have yet to capitalize on that amnesty clause ruling from a few years back, and giving it up to grab another late lottery pick may be exactly what the franchise needs.
While the biggest needs currently are on the wings, Shabazz Muhammad isn't exactly a risk worth taking at No. 8. However, with two picks in the first round, Muhammad could be a steal. This would open the Pistons up to taking a true wing player like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope or going with C.J. McCollum to try the point guard position.
Right now, Chad Ford has Detroit taking Anthony Bennett with the eighth pick, and hoping that he adapts to playing the small forward position. While this isn't an unreasonable thought, he's clearly more of a stretch 4. And with Drummond and Monroe already in the paint, the Pistons need more on the wings.
There's also a potential of the Pistons moving up with the eight and 13 picks. Someone like Charlotte or Washington might bite on the possibility of getting two late lottery picks in exchange for a higher pick. Phoenix is also in desperate need of players and could swap its No. 5 pick to move down and double up.
The only problem would be if the Mavericks would demand more than just cap space for getting rid of their favored Marion. They also don't have any international rights to any players, and their highest pick of the second round is at No. 37. So Dallas may ask for some future picks or some low cost replacements (Kyle Singler, Jonas Jerebko) in exchange.