Willie Reed acquired by the Bulls for Jameer Nelson and then waived
09 February, 2018, 04:06 | Author: Nora May
Nelson played for Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy when they were both with the Orlando Magic.
The Pistons made a pair of deals in the wake of the Blake Griffin blockbuster.
The Pistons have been looking for an answer at point guard since Jackson's injury, shuffling Ish Smith in-and-out of the starting spot in hopes to find the right fit. That much was clear the moment they traded for Blake Griffin on January 29 and embarked on their current five-game win streak. Jameer Nelson was acquired in the Nikola Mirotic trade that happened last week.
Nelson is playing his 14th season in the National Basketball Association, averaging career lows in most major stat categories.
The role of third point guard is probably appropriate for Nelson as he prepares to celebrate his 36th birthday Friday. The Pistons will add a pro-rated portion of about $2.5 million from the two deals. They replenished some of that with the other two acquisitions in the Clippers deal: Willie Reed and Brice Johnson. Maybe. I doubt the present-focused Van Gundy blinked at the cost, especially considering he had no attachment to Willie Reed (who came to Detroit in the Griffin trade). Through two National Basketball Association seasons, Reed has averaged 4.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 0.7 blocks per game with a.600 true shooting percentage. With the Pistons sending out Boban Marjanovic in the Blake Griffin has been the de facto backup center with originally Reed slated to spell some minutes from him going forward, but now Griffin will need to take on the majority of the workload. A 2009 NBAAll-Star, he averaged a career-best 16.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.2 steals during the 2008-09 season and helped the Magic reach the 2009 NBA Finals. His value comes from efficiency, as Ennis is shooting 48.6 percent from the floor, 35.7 percent from 3-point range and 87.7 percent from the free throw line.
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