Pistons talking with teams about a potential Stanley Johnson trade

From ESPN - January 11, 2018

ESPNs Adrian Wojnarowski reported earlier this week that the Detroit Pistons have been one of the most aggressive teams in the trade market.

So, which Pistons might be available via trade?

Forward Stanley Johnson is one name that has come up in the Pistons conversations with other teams, per ESPN sources.

Opposing teams have come away with the impression that Johnson is available for the right return.

Teams have also asked Detroit about rookie Luke Kennard, per league sources, though the Pistons dont appear to be interested in moving their 2017 first-round pick.

It will be interesting to see if Detroit finds an offer it likes for Johnson, the 8th overall pick in the 2015 Draft.

Johnson, who missed five games recently with a hip injury, is averaging 7.3 points (35 percent shooting) and 3.7 rebounds in 27.5 minutes per game this season. Scouts view the 6-foot-7 Johnson as a promising defender who hasnt shown as much potential on offense.


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