Pistons interested in going up, potentially for LaMelo Ball


The Detroit Pistons have publicly stated they want to move up from No.7 in the draft with LaMelo Ball seen as a possible target.“I love the draft. I love it every year. I always look at the draft with a half-full glass. Yeah, you might not have Zion Williamson or Ja [Morant]but there are some guys in the draft that we really love, “said Troy Weaver.” The draft is always great because you have a chance to bring these young men into your program and help shape your culture from the start. first day. So we really like the draft. Yeah, going up is definitely an option, but I’m excited about the draft. ”

Weaver says the Pistons plan to schedule an interview with Ball soon to get to know him. Ball’s mentor and manager, Jermaine Jackson Sr., is a former Pistons member and a native of Detroit.

“I’m always happy to hear the players embrace our organization, our city. It never goes unnoticed. I know people around him. His trainer is from Detroit so I’m sure he’s been working here for a while, ”Weaver said during media availability for Thursday’s draft. “I’m sure he knows the city well by traveling, being with his trainer and hearing different things, so no it doesn’t go unnoticed and it’s always positive when prospects speak well of the city and organization. “


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