Monday, October 26, 2009

Pistons Release Washington

The Pistons have announced that they have requested waivers on rookie swingman Deron Washington. He averaged 3.3 points, 0.6 rebounds and 6.4 minutes in seven preseason games.

The move comes as a surprise. Washington had a guaranteed contract for the upcoming season, while veteran guard Chucky Atkins still has a non-guaranteed deal. It remains to be seen whether or not Joe Dumars, Pistons President, will pursue a veteran free agent to fill the vacant spot.

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Steve St-Pierre
Sports Writer
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