When the Pistons traded for AI, I was among the many who went "huh? Well, that's not going to work." But even I didn't think it would ever get this bad. Even I never thought they would lose by double digits to the OKC Thunder.
Then again, I didn't think the Thunder could ever blow out the Jazz by 21 either. That's pretty weird.
So my question is, what's going on in Detroit? I mean, on paper it seems like they should be at least good. AI might not be a point, but they've got Rodney Stuckey, who's put up some ridiculous point totals and seems to be generally capable of passing the ball. Rip at the 3 may not be a great idea, but it's not like they've gone up against Pierce or Lebron yet with this line up. So what's the deal? Is Stuckey secretly not Detroit's savior point guard? Does Rip have to have his teddy bear renamed 'Chauncey' so he can get to sleep at night? Has AI entered Starbury-team-destruction mode?
Or are the Thunder playing good ball now? (Uhhh...)