Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight said this week that the challenges for him of playing the two backcourt positions don't change that much as long as he maintains an attack mindset.

He was speaking somewhat in theory, based on playing one game extensively at shooting guard, with Will Bynum at point -- and before the Wednesday trade which brought the Pistons a proven veteran point guard in Jose Calderon.

The Pistons were off Thursday after playing the previous two days consecutively, which gave everyone a chance to contemplate the trade, which sent Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to Memphis in a three-team deal, and how it might affect the team moving forward.

Knight on Sunday had a career-high 31-point game, with no assists, playing largely at shooting guard in a victory over the Orlando Magic.

"I think I was about the same," Knight said. "I just took advantage of Will getting in the paint and creating for all of us. That's what you've got to do when you're off the ball, just be ready to shoot and be ready to attack. I try to do the same thing when I'm handling the ball as well, create for others and be aggressive in general."

With the Prince trade, Calderon and Knight become the Pistons' primary 3-point threats. Knight is shooting 38 percent, while Calderon is shooting a career-best 43 percent.

But Calderon is the pure point guard -- his 4.44 assist-to-turnover ratio this year, and 4.16 for his career, is testament to his distribution and ball-protection acumen -- and there is a quick, widespread belief that the Pistons would be best-served to start him there, with Knight at shooting guard.