Report: Pistons' Jason Maxiell opts in

6/28/2012 - NBA Jason Maxiell Detroit Pistons + more

Forward Jason Maxiell will bypass free agency this summer after choosing to opt-in for the final year of his deal with the Detroit Pistons, according to a report by the Detroit News.

According to the report, the 29-year-old Maxiell will make $5 million next season.

Maxiell averaged 6.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game last season, his seventh with the Pistons. Maxiell appeared in 65 games, including a career-high 42 starts.