Detroit Pistons President and coach Stan Van Gundy appeared on Detroit Sports and gave an update on Brandon Jennings' progress from his torn Achilles injury he suffered last year. Transcript via

"We don't know where Brandon is going to be health-wise. Right now, he's still recovering. We're probably looking at mid- to late-December to have him back."

That might be good for the Pistons, as it allows Reggie Jackson to take the reins as the full-time point guard without any competition, letting him settle into the system and feel comfortable with his role. It means more defined roles for the rest of the team and adds more of a shooting component on the floor.

For Jennings, he was already looking at coming off the bench, and it'll be harder to catch up with the rest of the team, especially if the Pistons develop any kind of early success. An interesting question that comes out is whether it would be easier to develop chemistry with both Jennings and Jackson together from the start,