Jul 11, 2023, 5:29 pm ET in NBA
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Detroit Pistons Sign Isaiah Stewart for the Long Haul

Pistons sign Isaiah Stewart in a decisive move. The Detroit Pistons have sealed the deal with the titan of the court, locking him down for a solid four years with a whopping $64 million rookie non-max extension. This is indeed a move that is sure to shake things up.

Stewart’s Stellar Stats

Last NBA season was a blockbuster for Stewart. He slammed down an average of 11.3 points and 8.1 rebounds per game – talk about a power NBA player! This marked his second season as a regular starter with the Pistons, and he sure showed his worth. Last season alone, he clocked a career-best 13 double-doubles. Unfortunately, Stewart had to take a break in March due to a shoulder injury.

Pistons Step Up Their Game

Team owner Tom Gores is surely stepping up his game! This is the first time since Gores took over the team in 2011 that a rookie extension of this magnitude has been agreed upon. The Pistons chose Stewart with the No. 16 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, a pick they secured by trading with the Portland Trail Blazers. Now, Stewart, a Washington college basketball player, has become the first 2020 class player to score a non-max extension. He’s in good company, with big names like LaMelo Ball, Tyrese Haliburton, Anthony Edwards and Desmond Bane all having max extensions.

Enter Coach Monty Williams

Following a tough season with an NBA global score of only 17 wins and 65 losses -the first time the Pistons hadn’t reached at least 20 wins since the 1979-80 season- there’s been a shake-up in leadership. With Coach Dwane Casey shifting to the front office, enter former Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams. As the Pistons sign Isaiah Stewart for the win, and toss in Williams at the helm, let’s see what this new era will bring for the Pistons.

Stay tuned, Godds fans – the Pistons are shaping up for an exciting ride! Boost your sports betting know-how by uniting with us on social media. Take advantage of the expert tips offered by Godds.