Tayshaun Prince is undoubtedly the Detroit Pistons most enticing player in the free agency. The lanky veteran guard provides solid defense. Not stellar but enough to make a difference in a franchise where no half-steps are appreciated or needed.
The Pistons are entering a period of uncertainty and one of the first lines of business is to determine which men already on their roster will remain. Prince may be further out the door than Pistons’ old heads may want to believe. Still, there is a barrier keeping a possible sign-and-trade for the Pistons’ guard to the Clippers for Chris Kaman that has yet to be resolved.
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Chris Kaman is being watched by other teams, such as the San Antonio Spurs, but the Clippers may be more content to move him to the Eastern Conference. However, Jordan is possibly signing an offer sheet and playing hard ball with the organization. Kaman will not be moved until there is a specific decision reached on Jordan’s contract and this could force Prince into the arms of another owner.
If this deal is not done in a timely fashion, there are several other teams that could swoop in and offer Prince a sizable contract in a stable franchise. Money talks and if there is a sweeter deal to be made elsewhere, there is always the possibility that Prince could take it.