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It's been a long talked about issue, but the time has finally come when Richard Hamilton has to be moved. And now that rookie sensation Brandon Knight has made his way into a Pistons' uniform, its time for the Pistons to make a move on one of their many guards.
According to Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News,
"Knight adds to the logjam in the backcourt with Richard Hamilton, Ben Gordon, Rodney Stuckey and Will Bynum. At times it seemed none was happy with his role or minutes, and the addition of Knight would only seem to complicate matters.
However, it gives the Pistons some flexibility to decide what to do with those players, and Dumars made a point to say he'll continue to add young talent
It wasn't a shot at Hamilton per se, but it's no secret Dumars would love to move the Pistons' all-time leading playoff scorer, who's on the downside of his career. The Pistons won't give him away, but they are shopping him."
From The Detroit News: http://detnews.com/article/20110625/SPORTS0102/106250323/Drafting-tough-Brandon-Knight-frees-Joe-Dumars-to-trade-a-guard#ixzz1QmAturU3
If Detroit can pick up a solid power forward for Rip, they might be back to making a short-yet-sweet run to the playoffs. They've got a great set of guards in Knight, Stuckey, Gordon, and Bynum. They just need someone to compliment Greg Monroe.