Detroit Pistons Rescind Trade Acquiring Forward Donatas Motiejunas and Guard Marcus Thornton

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.– The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has rescinded a trade that acquired forward/center Donatas Motiejunas and guard Marcus Thornton from the Houston Rockets in exchange for center Joel Anthony and a protected 2016 first-round draft pick.   


“Standard with all trades, medical clearance on all players involved is required for completion.  Medical clearance was not given on all players and the trade is being rescinded,” said Jeff Bower, General Manager of the Detroit Pistons.  “In view of privacy considerations relating to medical information, we will have no further comment.”