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Detroit Pistons have plan to turn Jalen Duren into pick-and-roll star

Detroit Pistons have plan to turn Jalen Duren into pick-and-roll star

Jalen Duren’s basketball life has always been in fast-forward. Not that it’s been a problem. Duren stood 6 feet 8 as a 13-year-old and has dominated basketball courts since the time he was old enough to shoot. A star at Roman Catholic High in his hometown of Philadelphia — he was named to the MaxPreps freshman All-American …

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2022 NBA Draft: Detroit Pistons get rave reviews for picking Jaden Ivey, Jalen Duren

2022 NBA Draft: Detroit Pistons get rave reviews for picking Jaden Ivey, Jalen Duren

The Detroit Pistons, true to the words of GM Troy Weaver, attacked the the NBA Draft and ended the night with two lottery picks in Jaden Ivey (No. 5) and Jalen Duren (No. 13), as well as second-rounder Gabriele Procida (No. 36). The Pistons were able to accomplish this with a mix of aggression and …

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The Pistons got their best-case scenario by drafting Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren.

The Pistons got their best-case scenario by drafting Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren.

Trying to figure out Pistons general manager Troy Weaver is like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle. You’re better served just coming back to it another day, building and building, until, eventually, the picture becomes a frame on your wall. Since taking over in 2020, Weaver has made multiple moves that, at first glance, may leave …

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