DETROIT – July 2, 2022 – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club has signed Buddy Boeheim to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Boeheim, 6-6, 195, averaged 19.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.5 steals in 38.0 minutes over a span of 32 games during his senior campaign at Syracuse. Boeheim led the ACC in scoring average during the 2021-22 season and ranked second in the conference in 3-pointers made per game (2.8). He garnered All-ACC First Team and All-ACC Tournament First Team honors last season.
In his four years with the Orange, Boeheim held career marks of 14.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.5 minutes through 121 games (94 starts). He shot .410 from the field and .362 from distance en route to finishing second in school history in 3-pointers made (309). His 1,765 total points ranks 13th all-time in Syracuse history.
A native of Fayetteville, N.Y., Boeheim attended Brewster Academy and is the son of longtime Syracuse head coach, Jim Boeheim. Boeheim’s brother, Jimmy, also played at Syracuse during the 2021-22 season after transferring from Cornell.