Keep this in mind as you assess which big man would most appeal to Joe Dumars and the Pistons in the June 28 draft: This decision, like all a forward-thinking front office must execute, will not be formulated in a vacuum.

For the sake of argument, let’s limit the possibilities to the seven big men we’re in the midst of profiling now as part of a 14-part True Blue Pistons draft series. (It’s not even that simple, of course, as we outlined other possibilities in Part II of the series on Tuesday.)