The Detroit Pistons and large man Isaiah Stewart have agreed on a four-year, $64 million rookie extension, ESPN and The Detroit Information reported Monday night time
Stewart, 22, averaged profession highs in minutes (28.3) and factors (11.3) and posted a career-best 13 double-doubles. He additionally averaged 8.1 rebounds per recreation final season, his third within the NBA. He began 47 of fifty video games earlier than a shoulder damage in March minimize his season brief.
The Detroit Information reported the primary three years of the deal are assured with a fourth-year crew choice.
In line with ESPN, this may be the Pistons‘ first rookie extension since 2008 and the primary underneath Tom Gores’ possession. Gores’ private-equity agency purchased the membership in 2011 earlier than he took sole possession of the crew in 2015
Pistons normal supervisor Troy Weaver and Stewart’s agent, Drew Gross, hammered out the deal in Las Vegas in the course of the NBA Summer season League, ESPN reported
The Portland Path Blazers drafted Stewart No. 16 total out of Washington in 2020, however quickly traded him to Detroit. Amongst different gamers drafted in 2020 who additionally signed rookie extensions this season are high choose Anthony Edwards (Minnesota), LaMelo Ball (Charlotte), Tyrese Haliburton (Indiana) and Desmond Bane (Memphis), although in contrast to Stewart’s deal, these had been all max rookie extensions.
–Area Stage Media