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Wild Rumor Of The Day: Pistons 'Looking To Unload' Gordon, Villanueva

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Although NBA free agency got started today, things have been pretty quiet here in Pistons country, mainly because Detroit isn't exactly in a position to go after any of the big-name players on the open market. Even so, one interesting rumor has generated a little buzz because it involves the possibility of the Pistons getting rid of Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva.

From Jason Lloyd, the Cavaliers' beat writer for the Akron Beacon Journal:

Dark horse trade partner for #Cavs are the #Pistons. Sources say Detroit is looking to unload Gordon and Charlie V after only 1 year.

Take it for what it's worth, I suppose. I certainly don't doubt that the Pistons would be interested in making a move that involves Gordon and/or Villanueva, but I just have a hard time believing they would be able to find a trade partner. Then again, anything seems possible in the NBA as teams clear cap space or take on salaries, so never say never, I guess.