Hoping to bolster their backcourt heading into the new season, the Detroit Pistons reportedly added former first-round pick Terrence Williams on a training camp contract on Thursday, according to Adrian Wojnarwoski of Yahoo! Sports.
The 6'6 Williams is known as one of the most athletically-gifted players in the league, but has struggled to find a home in the NBA after being selected with the 11th overall pick by the Nets franchise in 2009. After being traded a mere months into his second season, then cut by Houston and then finally allowed to hit the free-agent market by Sacramento this summer, Williams appears to be the epitome of a budding journeyman at only 25 years of age.
With the Pistons currently lacking a true pass-first option in their backcourt right now, however, a versatile player like Williams could prove to be a huge addition in head coach Lawrence Frank's offense. The former Louisville standout won over both Frank and the Nets' entire organization with his blend of raw skills back in 2009, and could be poised to resurrect his career now that he's back under Frank's watchful eye.