Monday, October 25, 2010

Daye To Start At Power Forward

Steve St-Pierre
Sports Writer
In Play! Magazine

The Pistons have named Austin Daye their starting power forward to begin the 2010-11 NBA season. Daye, entering his second season, beat out veteran Charlie Villanueva after the position became open when fellow NBA sophomore Jonas Jerebko tore his Achilles tendon.

Extremely thin for the power forward spot, Daye will be tested Wednesday at New Jersey when the Pistons face a frontcourt-heavy Nets team. By no means is this lineup set in stone, as Detroit continues to work several other players into its rotation, including rookie big man Greg Monroe and veteran swingman Tracy McGrady, who missed all but eight minutes of preseason.

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