PBT Extra bold prediction previews: Pistons’ Stanley Johnson for ROY?

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I’m higher on the Pistons than a lot of other pundits — I think they are a playoff team in the East this season — and it shows in this latest PBT Extra.

The bold prediction from the twitterverse is that Stanley Johnson wins Rookie of the Year. I’m not sure he’ll get the touches to beat out Emmanuel Mudiay or Jahlil Okafor for the award, but he is my favorite dark horse candidate. Johnson looked great at Summer League and in the preseason, and while both of those are very different things than an NBA game that matters it’s a good ray of hope.