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Stan Van Gundy finds his stretch four in Ersan Ilyasova

Ersan Ilyasova is a stretch four. Stan Van Gundy likes stretch fours. Will Ilyasova flourish in Van Gundy's system? To start the 2014-15 season, Josh Smith was the starting power forward for the Detroit Pistons. While it would have been ideal for him to stay close to the rim on offense, he often tried to be a stretch four. Despite what Smith did in Houston, he was a putrid 24.3-percent from distance with the Pistons. Soon after releasing Smith, Stan Van Gundy traded Tony Mitchell for Anthony Tolliver and he was finally in possession of his stretch four -- but only as his backup. Tolliver...

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