Detroit just broke their record losing streak of 28 games last week against the Toronto Raptors. While the players desperately needed the win, it doesn't change the fact that this is a bad team, playing in a season that has been effectively over for four weeks now.
It seemed as though Cade Cunningham was the only one worth building around as Detroit lost game after game. Cade himself was visibly getting more and more frustrated as the losses stacked up.
Detroit Pistons starting to figure it out offensively
However, the last handful of games for Detroit, even before the losing streak was broken, showed some promise on the offensive end. When before it was Cade shouldering all the weight, we began to see others step up offensively, helping Cade and leading eventually to their first win in two months.
The offensive resurgence of the following three players, in addition to guys like Cade and Bojan Bogdanovic, provide a rotation that isn’t going to salvage this season, but may not be the worst in the league (wow!). Let’s take a look at those players who stepped up and provided some offensive firepower around Detroit’s franchise point guard and veteran wing.