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Pistons Free Agency Day 1 quick thoughts

While Troy Weaver and the Pistons didn't fulfill my wishes by going all in after Lonzo Ball with thier nearly 19 million in cap space, Detrot did add a highly coveted big man, brought back a familiar face at PG, and added some depth at forward during the first day of Free Agency PF/C Kelly Olynyk 3 years - $37M (Year 3 non guaranteed) The Pistons struck quickly by agreeing to terms with Kelly Olynyk just moments after free agency opened. The 7 footer had a career best season in 20-21 aplit between the Heat & Rockets. It was with HOU where Olynyk really took off averaging 22PPG and hitting just under 40% of his 3 point shots. His outside shooting ability should make him a better fit for the offense and open up the paint for our more athletic players like Josh Jackson and Hami DIallo to get to the rim more often. The downside is Olynyk is not known as a great defender, rebounder, or shot blocker so we may not be as strong as we were a year ago when the Plumdog was anchorin