LOOK: Pistons’ Andre Drummond addresses trade rumors

Jan 21, 2017; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) puts up his arms before the game against the Washington Wizards at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Pistons won 113-112. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Pistons have been one of the hottest names in the NBA rumor mill. Franchise pieces Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson have been popular names among the NBA trade deadline, and it was just a matter of time before it caught their attention.

Despite the emotions of possibly being traded and a clear subtweet earlier, Drummond took the high road today while addressing the rumors to the media during practice. He said, “It’s just the way the NBA is, it’s all a business.” insinuating there are no hard feelings attached to the trade whispers.

Drummond’s name was attached to the Sacramento Kings when he was reportedly offered in exchange for superstar DeMarcus Cousins. The Kings rejected the offer and dealt Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans the night of the All-Star Game.