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Detroit Pistons Fall to No. 5 in NBA Draft Lottery

Photo: David Banks ~ USA TODAY NETWORK

DETROIT, May 13, 2024 ~ The Detroit Pistons‘ luck continues to be elusive as the team fell to the No. 5 pick in the NBA Draft Sunday.

Despite being one of the most likely teams to get the No. 1 pick, the Pistons did not score favorably in the draft lottery for the second year in a row. This comes off the franchise’s worst season to date, garnering a 14-68 win-loss record during the 2023-24 season.


May 13, 2024 ~ The Detroit Pistons are NBA Draft lottery losers after a season of historic shortcomings, despite having the best odds for the No. 1 overall pick, they slid from the No. 1 spot to No. 5. WJR Sports Analyst Steve Courtney spoke with Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds about what the Pistons got the short stick with the draft.