DETROIT PISTONS SIGN FREE AGENT FORWARD ANTHONY TOLLIVER
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Anthony Tolliver. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Tolliver, 32, appeared in 65 games (nine starts) with the Sacramento Kings last season, averaging 7.1 points, while shooting 39.1% from beyond the arc, 3.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 22.7 minutes. Tolliver scored 10-plus points 21 times, including a season-high 19 points (6-9 FG, 5-7 3FG) vs. Orlando (3/13/2017). A nine-year NBA veteran undrafted out of Creighton in 2007, Tolliver has appeared in 520 career games averaging 6.2 points while shooting 36.2% from beyond the arc, 3.5 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 20.0 minutes with San Antonio, Portland, Golden State, Minnesota, Atlanta, Charlotte, Phoenix, Detroit and Sacramento.
Before signing with Sacramento as a free agent last season Tolliver spent one and a half seasons with the Pistons. He averaged 6.3 points while shooting 36.0% from 3-point range, 3.4 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 20.2 minutes in 124 games. During the 2015-16 campaign, Tolliver helped Detroit reach the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2008-09 season, averaging 5.3 points, 3.2 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 18.6 minutes in 72 games.
DETROIT PISTONS RE-SIGN FREE AGENT GUARD/FORWARD REGGIE BULLOCK
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has re-signed free agent guard/forward Reggie Bullock. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Bullock, 26, appeared in 31 games (career-high five starts) with the Detroit Pistons last season, averaging a career-high 4.5 points, while shooting 38.4% from beyond the arc, 2.1 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 15.1 minutes. In his five games as a starter, Detroit went 4-1, and he averaged 9.8 points (50.0% FG%; 41.7% 3FG%), 3.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 29.2 minutes. He scored a career-high 17 points at Orlando (4/12/2017) and recorded single-season career-highs in minutes (467), points (141), field goals made (54) and attempted (128), 3-pointers made (28) and attempted (55), assists (29), steals (18) and blocks (3). Acquired from Phoenix via trade on July 9, 2015, Bullock has averaged 3.9 points while shooting 39.7% from beyond the arc, 1.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 13.2 minutes in 68 career games with the Pistons.
The 6-7, 205-pound guard/forward has tallied NBA career averages of 3.0 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 11.1 minutes in 147 games with the Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Detroit Pistons. Bullock was drafted 25th overall by the Clippers in the 2013 NBA Draft out of North Carolina.
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