Posted Jul 2 2012 10:17AM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons are negotiating with Vyacheslav Kravtsov, a 7-foot center who played in Ukraine last season. The team hopes to sign him July 11 when the NBA moratorium period ends.
The team made the announcement Monday in a statement from Joe Dumars, the president of basketball operations.
Detroit wants to provide post player Greg Monroe with help under the basket. The Pistons selected Connecticut center Andre Drummond with the No. 9 pick in the draft last week and expect to add Kravtsov next week. Kravtsov is regarded as extremely athletic by scouts.
After Earth stars Will and Jaden Smith struggling for survival in a hostile environment where danger is real, but fear is a choice.
|Pacers vs. Heat: Game 1|
LeBron James records a triple-double and hits the game-winner as Miami beats Indiana in an overtime thriller.
|Pacers vs. Heat: Game 2 Preview|
The Game Time crew previews Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
|Postgame: Roy Hibbert|
Roy Hibbert talks to the media after Wedneday's Game 1 loss to Miami.
Listen to all the action from Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Pacers and Heat.