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DETROIT PISTONS SIGN CARSEN EDWARDS

            DETROIT – April 3, 2022 – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club has signed guard Carsen Edwards to a contract.  Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.   

            Edwards, 5-11, 200, was the 33rd overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers and traded to the Boston Celtics as part of a draft-day deal.  In 68 career NBA games, he’s averaged 3.6 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists, all with the Celtics. 

            In 31 games this season with the Salt Lake City Stars, the NBA G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, Edwards averaged 26.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.5 steals in 35.9 minutes per game. 

            A two-time All-American at Purdue University, Edwards was named to the First Team All-Big Ten team after leading the Boilermakers to a school-record 30 wins as a sophomore.  He also won the Jerry West Award as the top shooting guard in the nation, that season. 

            Edwards will wear jersey #20 for the Pistons. 

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