Earlier today the Pistons had reportedly re-signed their six-foot-five combo guard Rodney Stuckey to a three-year, $25 million deal. Well, the Pistons have officially announced the deal and Joe Dumars had this to say from the press release:
"We are pleased to re-sign Rodney Stuckey," said Joe Dumars, Pistons President of Basketball Operations. "Rodney led our team in scoring and assists last season and he's part of the young core group of players that we are building around. We look forward to watching his continued growth within our organization."
Stuckey averaged 15.5 points and 5.2 assists per game last year, but struggled to show he was the point guard of the future. With Brandon Knight garnering a lot of excitement after his first preseason game last night, Stuckey may find himself playing more in the two-guard role. If he fails to develop, then this contract will allow Dumars to trade Stuckey rather than being stuck with another gaudy contract.