The 10 Greatest Pistons in history, ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

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#3: Andre Drummond (PER 22.1) 

Drummond is definitely in the running for the most underrated Piston of all time, as fans seem to have a totally skewed recollection of his time in Detroit that is tainted by the fact that the team never had a ton of success while he was their best player. 

One of the most dominant rebounders in league history, Drummond led the league in rebounding four times with Detroit, making two All-Star games along the way. 

In his 591 games for Detroit, Drummond averaged 14.4 points, 13.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game and is in the top-10 of just about every category for the Pistons due to his production and ability to stay on the court, as he barely ever missed games in his time as a Piston. 

Like Monroe, Drummond was eventually passed over by a league that favored big men who can shoot, but he is still having a productive career at age 30 for the Bulls, pulling down a ton of rebounds and emerging as one of the best backup centers in the league this season. 

The fans who boo Drummond when he comes to Detroit need to have their heads checked, as he was one of the greatest Pistons and it’s not his fault that the franchise failed to build a team around him or tried to make a dominant rebounder the centerpiece of their team.