Andre Drummond's trip to Orlando this week for the Pistons Summer League will probably be his last.
The Pistons second-year center was a man among boys in the team's five games. Detroit went 2-3 but the week is more about the first chance for Drummond and more experienced players to play with rookies like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Tony Mitchell, and Peyton Siva.
"I thought Drummond got better," head coach Maurice Cheeks told reporters after the Pistons final game Friday.
"He's a big guy, a big, imposing guys. He has great hands, can rebound, can run the floor."
While the players got an opportunity to get used to one another, it was also Cheeks' first look at his new team. Things will continue to look different for Cheeks after the Pistons put Josh Smith, Chauncey Billups, and other new parts on the floor.
"You know, for me, when you are a coach, you coach the players you have. So I'm excited about the additions we have. But had the additions not come, I was going to still going to coach the players that I have in the manner that I think we can try to win and try to get to the playoffs," Cheeks said.
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