The first major NBA Draft day deal has taken place and it involves three teams: the Charlotte Bobcats, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings. Below is a breakdown of what each team received in the trade.
Bobcats get: Corey Maggette, No. 7 overall pick
Kings get: John Salmons, No. 10 overall pick
The important part of this trade as it relates to the Detroit Pistons is that Charlotte now owns the No. 7 and No. 9 picks. By moving ahead of the Pistons, they are now free to take whichever big man they desire without fear that Detroit would get him instead.
When this trade was first made the speculation was Charlotte jumped Detroit to take Tristan Thompson. As it turns out, though, rumors suggest that the Bobcats actually want Bismack Biyombo. There's no guarantee the Pistons were going to take Biyombo, but now the Bobcats have two top-10 picks and the luxury of not having to worry about what Detroit does since they have the No. 7 selection.