For the parameters of a trade that serves the Pistons’ interests – now and in the future – this makes perfect sense. This deal – saying a fond goodbye to Tayshaun Prince, who forever carries the luster of the 2004 NBA championship, and Austin Daye for Toronto point guard Jose Calderon as part of a larger deal that lands Memphis’ Rudy Gay in Toronto – does what Joe Dumars has maintained would be the only type he’d consider.

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