Charlie Villanueva, Greg Monroe and Jason Maxiell practicing with Pistons before summer league

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Villanueva, along with teammates Greg Monroe and Jason Maxiell, is here only to take part in the four days of practice leading to Monday’s opener

This is good news for the Pistons, who in some ways, are still trying to dig themselves out of the hole of their divided-locker room days. That the veterans are supporting them and working hard themselves sends a great message to Detroit’s young players who are participating in the summer league.

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