Pistons Waive Deron Washington

Roster Now Stands At 14


Washington
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that the club has requested waivers on guard/forward Deron Washington. He averaged 3.3 points, 0.6 rebounds and 6.4 minutes in seven preseason games.

Washington was drafted by Detroit with the 59th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. He played on the Pistons’ summer league teams each of the last two years and averaged 14.8 points and 7.0 rebounds in 27 games for Hapoel Holon of the Greek League in 2008-09.

The Pistons’ updated 2009-10 roster is a follows:

Detroit Pistons Roster
NO POS NAME HT WT DOB COLLEGE/COUNTRY YRS
17 G Chucky Atkins 5-11 160 8/14/74 South Florida 10
38 C Kwame Brown 6-11 270 3/10/82 Glynn Academy HS 8
12 G Will Bynum 6-0 185 1/4/83 Georgia Tech 2
5 F Austin Daye 6-11 205 6/5/88 Gonzaga R
7 G Ben Gordon 6-3 200 4/4/83 Connecticut 5
32 G Richard Hamilton 6-7 193 2/14/78 Connecticut 10
33 F Jonas Jerebko 6-10 231 3/2/87 Kinna, Sweden R
54 F Jason Maxiell 6-7 260 2/18/83 Cincinnati 4
22 F Tayshaun Prince 6-9 215 2/28/80 Kentucky 7
3 G Rodney Stuckey 6-5 205 4/21/86 Eastern Washington 2
35 F DaJuan Summers 6-8 240 1/24/88 Georgetown R
31 F/C Charlie Villanueva 6-11 232 8/24/84 Connecticut 4
6 C Ben Wallace 6-9 240 9/10/74 Virginia Union 13
9 F/C Chris Wilcox 6-10 235 9/3/82 Maryland 7

HEAD COACH: John Kuester – North Carolina
ASSISTANT COACHES: Brian Hill – Kennedy College (Nebraska)
Darrell Walker - Arkansas
Pat Sullivan – North Carolina
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Mike Abdenour – Wayne State
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING: Arnie Kander – Wayne State