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Sources Say Pistons Won't Trade Drummond

Sources Say Pistons Won't Trade Drummond

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, from Middletown, Conn., likely will remain with the team past Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, multiple persons with firsthand knowledge of the organization's thinking have told the Free Press over the past 24 hours.

"We want to keep him," one person texted to the Free Press.

The rumor mill will keep churning.

ESPN.com's Marc Stein wrote on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon that the Pistons aren't turning away trade calls on Drummond, who played for a season at UConn.

"Hearing more and more teams say (Tuesday) they believe Detroit will NOT discourage trade inquiries for center Andre Drummond this week," he...

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