The Detroit Pistons selected Duke's Kyle Singler with the 33rd overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft. Singler, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Medford, Oregon, played four years for the Blue Devils and helped lead them to a national championship in 2010.
This past season at Duke, Singler averaged 16.9 points per game. He also averaged 6.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists. Thanks to the help of first overall pick Kyrie Irving and first-round selection Nolan Smith, Singler and the Blue Devils went 32-5 during the 2010-11 season and made a run to the Sweet 16.
Singler will join Kentucky guard Brandon Knight as two of the new Pistons players from this draft. Knight was selected with the eighth overall pick and could become a starter at point guard in the future for the Pistons.
Detroit still has the 52nd overall pick, and, as the first half of the draft showed, a trade or two is definitely a possibility.