10 Craziest moments from the worst season in Detroit Pistons' history

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The Detroit Pistons just finished a season in which they won 14 games, fewest in the NBA and the lowest total in the 76-year history of the franchise. 

No one would ever claim this season was fun for fans of the Pistons. 

But it certainly wasn’t boring, as the Pistons were involved in the action on and off the court the entire season, making headlines for mostly the wrong reasons and leaving fans wondering what was going to happen next. 

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I suppose if you are going to bad, you may as well lean into it, as this season will end up being memorable, even if we wish it wasn’t. 

10 Craziest moments from the worst season in Detroit Pistons' history 

#10: Trading for Joe Harris 

This one came before the season even started, when the Pistons, who desperately needed impact veteran talent, decided to take on the corpse of Joe Harris and his $20 million salary for the dubious prize of two second-round picks.  

Most fans were irate at the time, as Detroit did little to augment a roster that won just 17 games last season. Troy Weaver clearly had more faith in the progress of his young core than he should have, and this move seems the height of hubris and delusion in retrospect. 

Harris was predictably terrible (predictable for anyone who watched him play the last few seasons, which apparently Weaver didn’t) and was waived early in February. 

This wouldn’t have been so crazy if Harris wasn’t the only big acquisition of the offseason, but he was, and Weaver actually thought he could still play. So much for our talent evaluation guru. After all of the speculation and predictions, the Pistons made a trade no one saw coming, and it blew up in their faces.