Detroit Pistons, Windsor Detroit Sports News

DETROIT PISTONS SIGN GUARD DWIGHT BUYCKS

In Play magazine, Sports News, Gabriel Vilardi and Sean Day Traded to Kingston, DETROIT LIONS JIM CALDWELL BY THE NUMBERS, Windsor Spitfires Acquire Defenceman Zach Shankar from Niagara, Canucks’ Boeser NHL Rookie of the Month for December, Canada, USA Advance 2018 IIHF Semi Finals, BOWLING GREEN DEFEATS MICHIGAN TECH TO CLAIM 2018 MACINNES CUP, NHL Review Tuesday January 2 2018, NHL Review Wednesday January 3 2018, Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen Fined for Diving, BOSTON’S TATUM AND UTAH’S MITCHELL NAMED KIA NBA 2017 DECEMBER ROOKIES OF THE MONTH, NBA 2017 December PLAYERS OF THE MONTH, 2018 IIHF World Juniors Semi Finals Roundup, USA Takes Bronze at 2018 World Juniors, Canada Defeats Sweden Wins 2018 World Junior Hockey Gold Medal, NHL Review Friday January 5 2018, 2017 NFL Playoff Schedule, NHL Review Saturday January 6 2018, Windsor Spitfires Claim Cedric Schiemenz Off Re-Entry Waivers General Manager Warren Rychel has claimed former Kitchener Rangers forward Cedric Schiemenz off CHL re-entry waivers, CANADIAN HOCKEY ROSTER 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, City of Windsor Wants to Discuss Off-Road Biking, DETROIT PISTONS SIGN GUARD DWIGHT BUYCKS, CANADA CAPTURES BRONZE FOR 11TH IIHF U18 WOMEN’S WORLDS’ MEDAL, DETROIT PISTONS SIGN GUARDS KAY FELDER AND REGGIE HEARN TO TWO-WAY CONTRACTS, 2018 NBA ALL STAR GAME HEADLINERS INCLUDE KEVIN HART,2018 NBA ALL STAR GAME STARTER POOL, NHL Mid-Season 2018 Draft Rankings, MacKinnon, Hellebuyck and Marchand NHL Three Stars of the Week, MARIE-PHILIP POULIN TO CAPTAIN CANADIAN WOMEN’S HOCKEY AT 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS, Despite NFL's Woes, Football Remains America's Most Dominant Sport, Ticketmaster Sued Over Misleading Ticket Price Advertising, 2018 NBA ALL STAR GAME ROSTERS, Best Athletic Mouthguard Named by the Dental Advisor, Americans Say No To A Safer NFL, DETROIT LIONS HIRE MATT PATRICIA

DETROIT PISTONS SIGN GUARD DWIGHT BUYCKS

The Detroit Pistons have signed Dwight Buycks to a multi-year contract.  Buycks was previously signed as a two-way player on September 17, 2017.  Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.   

Buycks, a 6-3, 190-pound guard, has appeared in eight games with Detroit this season and averaged 8.8 points, 2.4 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 15.1 minutes per game.  Since an ankle injury sidelining Reggie Jackson on December 26, Buycks has entered the regular rotation and averaged 11.7 points, 3.2 assists and 19.5 minutes while shooting 50.9% from the field and 46.2% from three-point range.  He also spent time with the Detroit Pistons G League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive, averaging 22.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.0 steal and 35.6 minutes in 10 games.

Prior to joining Detroit, Buycks averaged 25-plus points in each of the last two seasons with the Fujian Sturgeons of the Chinese Basketball Association. He holds NBA career averages of 5.9 points, 2.4 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 28 games with the Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons. 

The Milwaukee native played collegiately at Marquette University his junior and senior seasons and averaged 7.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 68 games.

Detroit Pistons schedule