Joe Dumars doesn't want a trade — yet

Terry Foster / The Detroit News

Auburn Hills — Joe Dumars holds two fingers in the air during a quiet workout at the Pistons practice facility.

There’s significance to that number. It’s the number of games the
Pistons have played with a healthy roster. And that’s why Dumars,
president of the Pistons, isn’t in the trade market right now.

So you can forget rumors of bringing in Carlos Boozer (Jazz), Chris Kaman (Clippers) or Amare Stoudemire (Suns). Continue reading “Joe Dumars doesn't want a trade — yet” »

Around the rim

Marc J. Spears

Garnett and Wallace have talked about working out together in Los Angeles. Garnett lives in nearby Malibu in the offseason . . . According to a league source, the Pistons turned down a trade offer that would have had them receiving Carlos Boozer from the Jazz for Tayshaun Prince. While the Pistons have long coveted Boozer, they recently signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, drafted forwards Austin Daye and DaJuan Summers, and have strong feelings for Prince . . .
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Pistons' free-agent targets: Ben Gordon, Charlie Villanueva

Chris McCosky / The Detroit News

The Pistons would love to sign Carlos Boozer should he decide today to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Jazz and become a free agent.

Why wouldn’t they? He’s 26 and one of the elite power forwards in the game, capable of averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds. Continue reading “Pistons' free-agent targets: Ben Gordon, Charlie Villanueva” »