DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has claimed guard Jordan McRae off waivers. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
McRae, 6-5, 179, averaged career highs in points (11.5), rebounds (3.3), assists (2.6) and minutes (20.8) in 33 games (four starts) with Washington and Denver this season.
In 119 career NBA games (nine starts), the Savannah, GA native has averaged 6.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists with Phoenix, Cleveland, Washington and Denver. He was drafted 58th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.
McRae played four years at the University of Tennessee, where he averaged 13.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 114 games and was a two-time All-SEC selection. He averaged 18.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists as a senior.