After 10 practices, Lawrence Frank scripted a plan for how players would be used over the first three preseason games. Now that they’re in the books, along with three more practices, he’s pushed the reset button.

The Pistons won’t be a prolific 3-point shooting team this season – their roster just isn’t set up for it – but they hope to be an efficient one. Among their starters, only Brandon Knight is more than an infrequent 3-point shooter, though Rodney Stuckey had his best season from the arc a year ago and hopes to continue to progress. Off their bench, Charlie Villanueva and Austin Daye would represent a 3-point threat … if they can crack the rotation. Ditto for rookies Kim English and Khris Middleton.

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