2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in 56 games (three starts) for the Pistons, averaged 8.7 points, 3.9 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 0.7 steals in 18.8 minutes ... Tied a season-high 10 assists at L.A. Clippers (3/22)…Tied a season-high three steals vs. New York (3/3)…Grabbed a career-high-tying eight rebounds and tied a career-high two blocks at Philadelphia (1/10)…Dished out his 1,000th career assist vs. Memphis (1/5)…Recorded a season-high 19 points vs. Washington (10/30)…Played in his 300th career game vs. Boston (11/3).
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13 (Detroit): Appeared in a career-high 65 games (no starts) averaging 9.8 points (career-high .469 FG, .316 3FG, .809 FT), 1.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 0.7 steals in 18.8 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring seven times and in assists 17 times…Scored 10-plus points 29 times, 20-plus points seven times and 30-plus points once… Dished out 10-plus assists four times and recorded three double-doubles…Recorded a season-high 31 points (career-high 13 FG and 26 FGA) at Atlanta (12/26)…Grabbed season-high five rebounds vs. Brooklyn (3/18) and dished out season-high 12 assists at Orlando (1/27)…Averaged 16.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 5.0 assists while shooting 62% from the field, 46% 3FG and 85% FT in April – his best offensive month of the season…Made a single-season career-high 24 3-pointers and scored his 2,000th career point vs. New York (1/17)…DNP-CD 10 times and missed six games with a right hand strain…Also missed one game due to NBA suspension.
2011-12 (Detroit): Appeared in 36 games (no starts) averaging 5.7 points (.381 FG, .241 3FG, .766 FT), 1.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.6 steals in 14.3 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring once, in rebounding once and in assists four times…Scored 10-plus points twice and 20-plus points once…Scored season-high 20 points (7-14 FG) vs. Dallas (1/10)…Grabbed season-high six rebounds vs. New York (1/7) and dished out season-high six assists twice [at Denver (3/21) and vs. Miami (3/23)]… Averaged 7.3 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 16.1 minutes while shooting 39.6% from the field (19-48) in seven games in January – his best offensive month of the season…Shot 50% or better from the field in 15 of 36 games played…DNP-CD 14 times and missed 14 games with a strained right foot…Also missed one game with a virus and one due to a family matter.
2010-11 (Detroit): Appeared in 61 games (five starts) averaging 7.9 points (.448 FG, .320 3FG, .836 FT), 1.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 0.9 steals in 18.4 minutes per game…In five games as a starter, averaged 15.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.8 steals in 30.6 minutes per game…In 56 games off the bench, averaged 7.2 points, 1.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 0.8 steals in 17.4 minutes per game…Shot 48.5% as a starter (32-66 FG) and 44.1% (150-340 FG) as a reserve…Led the team in scoring five times and assists 13 times…Scored 10-plus points 17 times and 20-plus points five times…Dished out 10-plus assists once…Shot a single season career-best 84% from the free-throw line (102-122) and made a career-high 16 three-point field goals…Scored season-high 29 points [career highs in field goals (12), field goals attempted (24) and minutes (48)] at Philadelphia (2/25)…Grabbed season-high five rebounds three times [vs. Portland (2/13), at Philadelphia (2/25) and vs. Chicago (4/1)]…Shot a season-high 8-9 from the free-throw line vs. Sacramento (1/15)…Recorded season-high 10 assists at Denver (3/12)…Tied careerhigh four steals twice [vs. Portland (2/13) and vs. Utah (2/26)]…Tied career-high two blocks vs. Miami (2/11)… Averaged 12.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and 22.5 minutes while shooting 50% from the field (62-124) in 13 games in February – his best offensive month of the season…Shot 50% or better from the field in 29 of his 61 games played…DNP-CD 12 times and missed eight games due to injury (four with a sore right hamstring and the last four games of the season with a right knee strain)…Also missed one game due to a family matter.
2009-10 (Detroit): Appeared in a career-high 63 games (career-high 20 starts) averaging career-high numbers in points [10.0 (.444 FG, .218 3FG, .798 FT)], rebounds (2.3), assists (4.3), steals (0.9) and minutes (26.5)…In 20 games as a starter averaged 10.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.3 steals in 31.7 minutes per game…In 43 games off the bench, averaged 9.8 points, 2.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 0.7 steals in 24 minutes per game…Led the team in scoring three times and assists 25 times…Scored 10-plus points 35 times and 20-plus points four times…Tallied 10-plus assists three times and recorded one double-double (points/assists), the second of his career…Dished out career-high 20 assists vs. Washington (3/12) – the most by a Piston since Isiah Thomas recorded 21 on 4/12/85…Scored a season-high 27 points (11-16 FG, including 17 in the fourth quarter) vs. Dallas (11/15)…Tied career-high eight rebounds twice [vs. Philadelphia (11/8) and at Washington (11/14)]…Scored 20-plus in three consecutive games [at Washington (11/14), vs. Dallas (11/15) and at L.A. Lakers (11/17)]…Missed 19 games to injury (17 games with a left ankle sprain and two with bilateral ankle soreness).
2008-09 (Detroit): Appeared in 57 games (one start) averaging 7.2 points (.456 FG, .798 FT), 1.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 0.59 steals in 14.1 minutes per game…In four games vs. Cleveland in the first round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, averaged 11.8 points, 2.5 assists and 1.25 steals in 19.5 minutes per game…Started one game during the regular season, a win vs. L.A. Clippers scoring 22 points (season-high-tying 10 FG, season-high 19 FGA) with six assists in a season-high 44 minutes…In 32 games during the first four months of the season (Nov.-Feb.) averaged just 3.4 points, 1.8 assists and 8.8 minutes per game compared to 12.0 points, 4.0 assists and 20.9 minutes in 25 games over the final two months of the season (Mar.-Apr.)…Played 20-plus minutes in 15 games averaging 16.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 26.2 minutes per game…Scored a career-high 32 points (career-high 14-16 FT) vs. Charlotte (4/5), including a franchise-record 26 points in the fourth quarter…Tallied 10-plus points 16 times, 20-plus points five times and 30-plus points once…Led the team in scoring four times and assists eight times…Scored 25 points and dished out 11 assists vs. L.A. Lakers (3/26) for his first career double-double.
2007-08 (Maccabi Tel Aviv/Pistons Summer League): Averaged 10.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli League…Played on the Pistons team at the Las Vegas Summer League and averaged 11.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists in five games (three starts).
2005-06 (Golden State/Roanoke, D-League): Appeared in 15 games, averaging 3.6 points and 1.3 assists in 10.8 minutes per contest...Was signed by Golden State to a 10-day contract as a free agent call-up from the NBA Development League on 3/17...Signed second 10-day contract on 3/27...Signed for remainder of season on 4/6...Prior to joining the Warriors, appeared in 29 games with the Roanoke Dazzle of the D-League, averaging 24.0 points, 6.7 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.66 steals in 37.7 minutes per contest...At the time of his call-up, led the D-League in scoring, while ranking second in assists and minutes and also ranking fifth in steals...Was named the D-League Player of the Month for January after averaging 25.9 points and 6.5 assists...Posted seven double-doubles, including a 30-point/13-assist effort in his last game with Roanoke in a 115-114 victory over Fayettville on 3/15...Was the 13th GATORADE Call-UP of the 2005-06 NBA Development League season and the 63rd overall since the league began play in November 2001...Saw limited action in four preseason games with the Boston Celtics...Was selected in the first round of the 2005 NBA Development League Draft by Roanoke.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 19, 2005 ... Waived by the Boston Celtics on October 25, 2005 ...Signed a 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors, then signed a contract for the rest of the season on March 17, 2006 ...Signed as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on April 17, 2006 ...Signed as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 30, 2008 ...Signed as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 15, 2013.
COLLEGE: Scored a total of 947 points over his four-year college career with Arizona and Georgia Tech…Earned All-Tournament honors at the NCAA Final Four as a junior for Georgia Tech...Started 37 of 101 games played...Started collegiate career at Arizona, before spending his final one and a half seasons at Georgia Tech...Averaged 12.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists as a senior...Ranked ninth in the ACC in free throw percentage (.762)...Exploded for career-high 35 points vs. North Carolina in the ACC Tournament semifinals...Earned ACC All-Tournament honors...Missed the first seven games of the season during his junior year at Georgia Tech to satisfy NCAA transfer rules…Scored 11 points including the game-winning layup with 1.5 seconds left vs. Oklahoma State in the NCAA Tournament Final Four...Led team with 17 points in the championship game vs. Connecticut…Averaged 7.8 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in eight games as a sophomore at Arizona before deciding to leave the team.
PERSONAL: Full name is William Bynum...Is the son of William and Rose Robinson...Majored in History, Technology and Society at Georgia Tech...Began his collegiate career at the University of Arizona (2001-03) before transferring…Earned All-City and Chicago Public Schools Player of the Year honors as a senior at Crane High School, averaging 27.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists...Donated 170 pairs of basketball sneakers and held a basketball camp for Chicago-area high school in Summer 2012. During the 2012 Christmas holidays, visited the Lasky Recreation Center in Detroit and bought toys for 35 children. He also donated basketballs and video games to the center.