(Editor’s note: Fifth in a series of stories with Joe Dumars and his perspective on the Pistons.)
When the Pistons wrapped up business the night of the 2011 draft, it was well documented that they never anticipated coming away with Brandon Knight with the No. 8 pick. At worst, Knight was expected to be off the board at No. 5, going to Toronto, if he didn’t get taken first by Utah, choosing third.