Checking in on former Detroit Pistons who played in the NBA postseason

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Former Pistons who made the playoffs: 6. Bruce Brown

Drafted 42nd overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 2018 NBA Draft, Brown is a true success story among the former players on this list. Although he was a key piece to the Detroit Pistons’ rebuilding plan, Bruce Brown was traded to the Nets in November of 2020.

Due to Brooklyn’s injuries, Brown was forced to step up as a playmaker in the first round of the 2022 Playoffs. Brooklyn faced the Boston Celtics and Brown emerged, exploding in Games 2 and 3 for a combined 49 points. 

Following an impressive season with the Brooklyn Nets, Brown signed with the Denver Nuggets this summer and has flourished since then. Now only the Miami Heat stand between him and his first championship.