Detroit Pistons Assign Henry Ellenson, Darrun Hilliard and Michael Gbinije to Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA D-League

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has assigned forward Henry Ellenson and guards Darrun Hilliard and Michael Gbinije to the team’s NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.

Ellenson has appeared in 14 games this season with the Pistons, averaging 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds in 4.0 minutes per game. He was selected with the 18th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. In six games with the Grand Rapids Drive this season, Ellenson has averaged 18.3 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 steals in 34.3 minutes.

Hilliard has appeared in 26 games this season with Detroit, averaging 3.4 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 11.1 minutes per game. He was selected with the 38th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Hilliard appeared in three games with the Grand Rapids drive last season, averaging 25.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 32.8 minutes.

Gbinije has appeared in eight games this season with the Pistons, averaging 0.5 points and 0.4 rebounds in 3.6 minutes per game. He was selected with the 49th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. In five games with the Grand Rapids Drive this season, Gbinije has averaged 13.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.8 steals in 35.1 minutes.

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