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The Pistons are excited about their complement of young players, but their optimism begins with their second-year point guard

After receiving praise from Kevin Durant and LeBron James last season, Duarte has the potential to attain "your favorite player's favorite player" status in the league.

During the summer-league matchup between No. 2 overall pick Chet Holmgren and No. 3 overall pick Jabari Smith Jr., it was Giddey who might have impressed the most. 

Green was Houston strength and conditioning coach Willie Cruz's prized pupil. 

 With Malcolm Brogdon, the Pacers' leading scorer from a year ago, joining the Boston Celtics in the offseason, touches should open up for Duarte as a target for point guard Tyrese Haliburton.

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