After weeks of trade rumors surrounding Rip Hamilton and Tayshaun Prince, things have gotten awfully quiet. Joe Dumars is reportedly asking for starting players in return for Hamilton and Prince, not expiring contracts. GMs around the league apparently don’t feel that either is their missing piece. After trading away the backbone of the organization in Chauncey Billups, and grossly overpaying for Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva, maybe it’s time Joe Dumars starts taking heat. Logic would say that in order for the Pistons to be competitive in this summer’s free agent market, shedding Hamilton and Prince’s contracts is a necessity. Let’s go, Joe!
All’s Quiet in Auburn Hills