Rod Beard: Getting Russell Westbrook would be exciting but not prudent for the Pistons

DETROIT — When I was a young child, one of the most exciting days of the year was when the holiday catalogs arrived. I would flip immediately to the toy section and imagine all the race tracks, Star Wars figures and new gadgets I could get.Of course, my mother was on a budget and I couldn’t get all the things I wanted, but it was always fun to dream.What if?The Pistons are in much the same place as the offseason hurtles toward a frenzied week of potential roster changes. The NBA draft is set for next Wednesday and free agency opens just two days later. The moratorium on trades is ending soon a…

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