The Detroit Pistons have re-signed restricted free agent point guard Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $80 million contract, sources told ESPN.com.
After scoring 13 points off the bench in his summer league debut, Stanley Johnson earned a start on Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers. Johnson followed up a solid debut with an even better performance: 24 points, nine rebounds and three steals.
Johnson looking good for Pistons
No. 8 overall pick Stanley Johnson has 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting and the Pistons lead the Clippers by 16 after three quarters in Orlando Summer League action.
Stanley Johnson back in action
The No. 8 pick in June's draft scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting in his Summer League debut Saturday. He'll look to build on that as the Pistons face the Clippers in Orlando.
Stanley Johnson came off the bench and scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting in his summer league debut for the Detroit Pistons. Johnson also added three assists and four rebounds in the Pistons' loss.
Pistons overpay backup big man?
Detroit signed Aron Baynes to a three-year deal worth up to $20 million, which Kevin Pelton questions due to Andre Drummond's presence on their roster. Pelton’s day-two analysis (insider)
The Detroit Pistons selected Spencer Dinwiddie in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft. Heading into his second season with the team, Dinwiddie needs to show he can be a leader running the offense.
Pelton: Win-win deal for Pistons, Suns
Kevin Pelton writes the Suns' trade of Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit gives Phoenix the cap room to sign LaMarcus Aldridge without risking too much if he spurns them. Trade grades (Insider)
The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick.
Suns split up Morris twins, trade Marcus
Markieff and Marcus played 4 years together at Kansas, and after being apart their rookie season in the NBA, have played together on the Suns since 2012-13. Markieff has shot 49.5% from the field in his NBA career with his brother on court with him, and 43.9% with his brother off court. Marcus was sent to Detroit.
Greg Monroe's decision to join the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento's salary dump highlight Day 2 of NBA free agency.
The Detroit Pistons have reached terms on a deal to sign Australian center Aron Baynes away from the San Antonio Spurs, according to league sources.
The Milwaukee Bucks got bigger Thursday, agreeing to terms with free-agent center Greg Monroe, agent David Falk said.
Quincy Miller is currently under contract with the Detroit Pistons through 2015-16. His deal is not guaranteed, so doing well during summer league play is very important as a way to earn a spot on the opening night regular season roster.
Stanley Johnson will take his first steps toward earning playing time during summer league play in Orlando beginning Saturday.
More to come from Detroit's Jackson
At age 25, Reggie Jackson is only starting to reach his peak, which lands him at No. 22 on Kevin Pelton's list of top NBA free agents. Top 30 statistical free agents (Insider)
The Pistons have a few interesting options for back-up centers in free agency.
D-Wade and the Heat compromised, the Bucks upgraded with Greg Monroe and the Mavs took a risk with Wesley Matthews. Kevin Pelton sorts through the second day of free agency.
The Milwaukee Bucks progressed quickly toward their top offseason priority, moving to the brink of a long-term deal with restricted free agent Khris Middleton, according to league sources.
Is Greg Monroe worth $16 million?
As the NBA transitions away from back-to-the-basket play, how do we value Monroe's old-school game? He posted career highs in scoring and rebounding last season, but he's still unreliable away from the basket, writes Amin Elhassan. Free-agent Big Board 2.0 (Insider)
Monroe Likely To Be Overpaid
While the NBA Finals showcased the importance of versatile defenders, the NBA's love for big men could still lead to a payday for centers like Greg Monroe. 5-on-5: Free agency preview
The Detroit Pistons seem to be set at four starting positions, with small forward being open. With that in mind, Stan Van Gundy will target that spot when free agency opens early tomorrow morning.
Greg Monroe isn't sure where he'll be playing next season, but he's pretty sure it won't be with the Pistons, saying, "I don't want to be anywhere I'm not wanted."