DRAFTED: Selected by Detroit in the first round (#9 overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. TRANSACTIONS: Re-signed a multiyear contract with Detroit on July 15, 2016. CAREER AVERAGES/MILESTONES: In 542 career NBA games (492 starts), has compiled averages of 14.1 points, 13.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 blocks and 1.3 steals in 30.8 minutes per game. HONORS: Named to the 2016 and 2018 (Team LeBron) Eastern Conference All-Star team…Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week five times (11/2/2015, 11/9/2015, 2/5/2018, 3/11/2019 and 4/1/2019)…Became the first Piston to win the award in back-to-back weeks
Played one season at UCONN (2011-2012) for legendary coach Jim Calhoun. Averaged 10.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game in 34 games (30 starts).
HONORS: Named to the 2011-12 Big East All-Rookie Team...Was named to the 2011-12 Naismith preseason watch list as well as the Wayman Tisdale Award Watch List, presented to the nation’s top freshman.
Full name is Andre Jamal Drummond...Favorite subject in school was math and enjoys working with computers...Has a passion for music and has released several rap tracks...His childhood sports hero was Michael Jordan and he played football, soccer, baseball and lacrosse while growing up...Has been named an ambassador for the Special Olympics and was the Pistons representative for S.A.Y Detroit...As part of the NBA’s ‘Season of Giving’ Campaign, adopted families and took them shopping during Christmas Holidays in 2017...Participated in the Pistons Player Ticket Section which purchases tickets for underprivileged groups to attend Pistons home games...Wears size 18 sneakers