Having the number one overall pick generally means bad things in terms of team success. On the positive side, it also brings a lot of excitement for the future of your franchise; Detroit Pistons fans know this all too well. After taking Oklahoma State star guard Cade Cunningham in the 2021 Draft, Pistons fans have been on the edge of their seats waiting for him to make his debut in the royal blue and red. Sidelined with a sprained ankle, Cunningham has been vocal in his own excitement to play after scrimmaging with the Motor City Cruise for the past week. Our analytics support the planned October 30th debut, as his Injury Risk is Low (8%) and his Health Performance Factor is Peak (91%). Based on that, we believe he has eclipsed his Optimal Recovery Time and is ready to give Pistons fans something to cheer for.
Sam Darnold Will Land on IR and Miss 4-6 Weeks
Darnold was sent for further testing on his injured right shoulder, and scans revealed a scapula fracture. He is going to land on IR and