Would Draymond Green really pick the Pistons over Warriors?
In the perfect world, Draymond Green would want to stay with the Warriors, why wouldn’t he? But if he not being offered what he believes is a fair deal, coming home to Michigan would be an attractive alternative.
Balling with a bunch of young, talented but playoff inexperienced players, he would see as a challenge. He is 32, so Green probably grew up dreaming of wearing that teal Pistons jersey with the horse on it (whether you like it or not).
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Green would fill a similar role to what Ben Wallace did on the 2004 championship team, not much scoring but a lot of rebounds, pick-setting and great defense.
Draymond Green coming to Detroit would signal the Pistons were back, with big names wanting to join the team.’
The Warriors would be the favorites to retain Green, the owners will be under a lot of pressure to keep him from fans and older players, but the Pistons could begin to make their mark as a destination for players looking to contend, if they got the Saginaw native.
Golden State has one more year where most of the components that won its latest NBA title are still around. But, after that, some guys are going to have to go, and the Pistons could take advantage.