The Pistons announced Blake Griffin will not travel to Indiana while continuing a treatment and conditioning regimen for left hamstring and posterior knee soreness.
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The Detroit Pistons announced Blake Griffin will not travel to Indiana while continuing a treatment and conditioning regimen for left hamstring and posterior knee soreness. He will be re-evaluated for a return to action the first week of November. Griffin was terrific for the Pistons last year, earning an All-NBA spot in his first full season in Detroit and getting the Pistons back into the playoffs.
Joe Johnson, 38, last played in the NBA during the 2017-18 season. He was named MVP of the Big3 this past season.
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Joe Johnson was set to see his contract guaranteed $1.37M if he was not waived by 5PM on Monday. Detroit will now incur a $220K cap hit.
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The Pistons have signed forward Tre'Shawn Thurman and waived guard Craig Sword.
The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option for the 2020-21 season on Luke Kennard.
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Blake Griffin (hamstring), Andre Drummond (rest) and Markieff Morris (bronchitis) will all sit tonight for the Pistons. Means no Embiid-Drummond matchup tonight.
Pistons owner Tom Gores said keeping Andre Drummond is a top priority as the team hopes to take another step forward after making the playoffs last season.
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