Trading Alec Burks for 2nd-round picks: Bad call
This is a tough one, as the Pistons are in a dilemma when it comes to their two most valuable veterans. Bogdanovic and Burks are likely worth more than the Pistons are going to get for them on the trade market, but Bogdanovic is nearly 35 and Burks will be a free agent after this season, so not trading them does carry risk.
If the Pistons made the right complementary moves around them, I'd love to bring both back as bench scorers, but if Bogdanovic is going to be heavily relied upon, and Burks is going to be their best bench player, they may as well trade them now, as that formula has not worked for two seasons.
If the Pistons can get a first-round pick for Burks, they almost have to take it given his contract status, but how are multiple second-round picks (even "good" ones) going to help this team? Troy Weaver has yet to find any talent in the second round and the picks aren't that valuable in potential trades. They could help the Pistons move up in the draft, I suppose, but is another late first-round pick going to help move this team forward?
Of course, if the Pistons sense Burks has no interest in coming back, then they may as well move him to the highest bidder and get something before he walks for nothing.