Maurice Evans was traded to The Lakers for the 51st pick in the NBA Draft, 7 foot 1 Center Cheick Samb from Senegal. Samb, who weighs less than 200 pounds is a project that will likely spend the next couple of seasons overseas.
Evans it seems asked to be dealt because of his lack of minutes on the team, and his shared roll with Delfino. This leaves room for Delfino to play a bigger role on the team next year. The Pistons are also going to try to use their mid-level exception on free agent Bonzi Wells.
Via The Detroit News
i’ve got mixed feelings about this, they need a young center for the future, but mo was just so damn much fun to watch. we’ll have to see how this pans out.
I am exited to see Delfino get solid minutes.
i wanted maurice evens to stay i thought he was better than delfino…
whos going to provide me with entertainment by always bricking his shots now? No, really I’m happy we got rid of him, it seemed flip had a strange habit of using him over Delfino. The only thing, I noticed towards the end of the regular season, Delfino seemed a little..tentative? Whenever he shot, he would just about always get it blocked.
PLEASE get bonzi wells, that dude would fit in nicely. he’s a monster on the glass too
Yeah in a way I feel like mo evans didnt really fit in with what we do.. I like delfino more and I wanted to see him play more but besides that I hope we pick up Bonzi Wells : )
I think that evans was a good player and whould have liked to see him on the pistons next year but I do understand why he wnated to go. He is a new player and needs to be able to improve but I feel that detriot could have gotten something better for him than the 51st pick. I guess joe knows what he is doing.
I like the move to get more minutes for Delfino. He will get a lot of playing time this year and will be effective. Very happy with the Blalock pick. Solid player. Bonzi Wells would be a nice piece to the puzzle also. I wouldn’t mind seeing Bobby Jacksom either. I always liked his game. have a good 4th Miss Nat.
Delfino Looks Like Jimmy Fallon :-]..Yea I Like Delfino..Now He Gets A Chance To Show What He’s Got Since Mo Is Done Pissing Off With Every Miss’d Dunk..(GOD!) But Yea..Bonzi Said He’ll Take A Pay Cut To Play Here..So GET EM!
WE NEED BONZI!!!!!
TRADE DELFINO FOR HIM!
TRADE LINDSAY FOR HIM!
TRADE ANYONE BUT THE STARTERS FOR HIM!
i delinetly think this is a big deal for the pistons bench. mo evans was more versitile than delfino and not to mention he was veryfun to watch
Damn this sucks…. This offseason is really a bad one for Detroit. I think they should move Chauncey to SG and let Rip come off the bench and start Will Blalock at PG because I see alot of potential in Will he just needs the minutes. And with Rip coming off the bench they will get a burst of offense when needed and which they will lose with the trade of Evans. Im not sure this season is going to be an interesting one for Detroit. DEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETROIT BAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSKETBALL!!
oh you are crazy talking about putting RIP on the bench. Besides Tayshaun in the playoffs who was getting the points…. I believe no I know it was RIP. I mean he scored 33 in the Gm 6 against Miami which we were getting beat in. So how can you say that RIP needs the bench. Will may be an ok player, but I don’t know how instant he may be. He is only 6 feet so others can just step on him.