SB Nation's Tom Ziller revisits the 2007 NBA Draft

Tom Ziller of SB Nation is doing a cool series, looking back at the past five drafts and re-assigning grades with the benefit of hindsight. The Pistons’ 2007 draft was actually pretty good. Except for … well … you know:

DETROIT PISTONS
Rodney Stuckey (15), Arron Afflalo (27), Sammy Meija (57)
Grade: A-

The Pistons picked up two great value picks in Stuckey and Afflalo; unfortunately, Detroit traded Afflalo to Denver in a senseless swap in 2011. (Vernon Macklin!) In a bad draft, Joe Dumars found two starters outside of the lottery. That’s worth applause.

That one hurts. But still, it’s a fun post to look back on. Unless, of course, you are a Portland Trailblazers fan. In that case, sorry.

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