Detroit Pistons Regular Season Rosters

2018-2019 Detroit Pistons Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
6 Bruce Brown, Jr. SG 6-5 202 0 Miami (FL) 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States RFA-2021
81 Jose Calderon G 6-3 200 13 KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted Spain UFA-2019
0 Andre Drummond C 6-11 279 6 Connecticut 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States PO-2020; UFA-2021
20 Wayne Ellington SG 6-5 200 9 North Carolina 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States UFA-2019
9 Langston Galloway G 6-2 200 4 Saint Joseph's 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2020
23 Blake Griffin PF 6-10 250 9 Oklahoma 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2021; UFA-2022
1 Reggie Jackson G 6-3 208 7 Boston College 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Italy / United States UFA-2020
5 Luke Kennard SG 6-5 206 1 Duke 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States TO-2020; RFA-2021
30 Jon Leuer PF 6-10 228 7 Wisconsin 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States UFA-2020
24 Kalin Lucas PG 6-1 195 1 Michigan State 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2019
7 Thon Maker C 7-1 221 2 - 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 10 South Sudan / Australia RFA-2020
19 Svi Mykhailiuk SF 6-8 212 0 Kansas 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 17 Ukraine TO-2020; RFA-2021
27 Zaza Pachulia C 6-11 270 15 Alpella B.K. (Turkey) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 13 Georgia UFA-2019
22 Glenn Robinson SF 6-6 222 4 Michigan 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States TO-2019; UFA-2020
14 Ish Smith PG 6-0 175 8 Wake Forest 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2019
13 Khyri Thomas SG 6-3 210 0 Creighton 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States RFA-2021
12 Isaiah Whitehead SG 6-4 213 2 Seton Hall 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States RFA-2019
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2018-2019 Detroit Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Jackson W. Ellington B. Brown, Jr. T. Maker A. Drummond
Rotation I. Smith L. Galloway L. Kennard B. Griffin Z. Pachulia
Rotation       G. Robinson  
Lim PT J. Calderon K. Thomas   S. Mykhailiuk J. Leuer
Lim PT K. Lucas I. Whitehead      

Detroit Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Jameer Nelson G (U) Non-Bird United States

2018-2019 Detroit Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Blake Griffin All-NBA Third Team (2019)
Andre Drummond Player Of The Week (03/11/19, 04/01/19)
Blake Griffin Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2019)

2018-2019 Detroit Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Blake Griffin 75 35.0 24.5 7.5 5.4 0.7 0.4 3.4
Andre Drummond 79 33.5 17.3 15.6 1.4 1.7 1.7 2.2
Reggie Jackson 82 27.9 15.4 2.6 4.2 0.7 0.1 1.8
Langston Galloway 80 21.8 8.4 2.1 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.3
Luke Kennard 63 22.8 9.7 2.9 1.8 0.4 0.2 0.9
Reggie Bullock 44 30.8 12.1 2.8 2.5 0.5 0.1 1.2
Ish Smith 56 22.3 8.9 2.6 3.6 0.5 0.2 1.1
Stanley Johnson 48 20.0 7.5 3.6 1.2 1.0 0.3 1.1
Wayne Ellington 28 27.3 12.0 2.1 1.5 1.1 0.1 0.9
Bruce Brown, Jr. 74 19.6 4.3 2.5 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.6
Zaza Pachulia 68 12.9 3.9 3.9 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.8
Glenn Robinson 47 13.0 4.2 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4
Thon Maker 29 19.4 5.5 3.7 0.9 0.4 1.1 0.8
Jon Leuer 41 9.8 3.8 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.6
Jose Calderon 49 12.9 2.3 1.2 2.3 0.3 0.1 0.7
Khyri Thomas 26 7.5 2.3 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Henry Ellenson 2 12.4 6.0 4.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Svi Mykhailiuk 3 6.6 2.0 0.7 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.3
Kalin Lucas 1 5.6 2.0 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Zach Lofton 1 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0

Detroit Pistons Future Free Agent Details

2019 2020 2021
Zaza Pachulia (UFA)
Jose Calderon (UFA)
Wayne Ellington (UFA)
Kalin Lucas (RFA)
Ish Smith (UFA)
Glenn Robinson (TO)
Isaiah Whitehead (RFA)
Reggie Jackson (UFA)
Jon Leuer (UFA)
Langston Galloway (UFA)
Andre Drummond (PO)
Luke Kennard (TO)
Thon Maker (RFA)
Svi Mykhailiuk (TO)
Blake Griffin (PO)
Svi Mykhailiuk (RFA)
Luke Kennard (RFA)
Khyri Thomas (RFA)
Bruce Brown, Jr. (RFA)

Detroit Pistons Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2019OwnOwn
2020OwnTo SAC (via PHX)
2021OwnTo LAC (via PHL); LAL
2022OwnMore favorable of DET and CHI to CHI then other to MEM (via CHI swap for DET)
2023OwnTo LAC (via PHL)
2024OwnOwn
2025OwnOwn

Detroit Pistons Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2021 second round draft pick from L.A. Lakers
L.A. Lakers' 2021 2nd round pick to Detroit [Detroit-L.A. Lakers, 2/6/2019]

2020 second round draft pick to Sacramento
Detroit's 2020 2nd round pick to Sacramento (via Phoenix) [Detroit-Phoenix, 7/9/2015; Phoenix-Sacramento, 6/23/2016]

2021 second round draft pick to L.A. Clippers
Detroit's 2021 2nd round pick to L.A. Clippers (via Philadelphia) [Detroit-Philadelphia, 6/21/2018; L.A. Clippers-Philadelphia, 2/6/2019]

2022 second round draft pick to Memphis or Chicago
Chicago will receive the more favorable of its 2022 2nd round pick and Detroit's 2022 2nd round pick and Memphis will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Chicago's right to swap for Detroit) [Chicago-Detroit, 2/8/2018; Detroit-Memphis, 2/8/2018]

2023 second round draft pick to L.A. Clippers
Detroit's 2023 2nd round pick to L.A. Clippers (via Philadelphia) [Detroit-Philadelphia, 6/21/2018; L.A. Clippers-Philadelphia, 2/6/2019]

2018-2019 Detroit Pistons Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Bruce Brown, Jr. was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Bruce Brown, Jr. signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 6, 2018.

Andre Drummond was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Andre Drummond signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 3, 2012. Andre Drummond re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 15, 2016.

Luke Kennard was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 2017 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. Luke Kennard signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 1, 2017.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Khyri Thomas, the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 2018 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Detroit Pistons from the Philadelphia Sixers on June 21, 2018. Khyri Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on July 25, 2018.

Acquired via Trade

Blake Griffin was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Los Angeles Clippers on January 29, 2018.

Reggie Jackson was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 19, 2015. Reggie Jackson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 20, 2015.

Thon Maker was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Milwaukee Bucks on February 7, 2019.

Svi Mykhailiuk was acquired in a trade by the Detroit Pistons from the Los Angeles Lakers on February 6, 2019.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jose Calderon signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 7, 2018.

Wayne Ellington signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on February 9, 2019.

Langston Galloway signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 6, 2017.

Jon Leuer signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 7, 2016.

Zaza Pachulia signed a contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 13, 2018.

Glenn Robinson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 7, 2018.

Ish Smith signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons on July 7, 2016.

2018-2019 Detroit Pistons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tom Gores Owner, Principal Owner 2011-2012 N/A
Arn Tellem Vice Chairman 2015-2016 N/A
Dennis Mannion Chief Executive Officer 2011-2012 N/A
Greg Campbell Chief Financial Officer 2014-2015 President of Business Operations (Memphis Grizzlies, 2008 to 2013)
Richard Haddad General Counsel 2012-2013 N/A
Awenate Cobbina Associate Counsel, VP of Business Operations 2018-2019 N/A
Jason George VP 2018-2019 Creative Director (Detroit Pistons, 2014 to )
Jerry Hendon Director of Team Security 2010-2011 N/A
Dwane Casey Head Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Toronto Raptors, 2011 to 2018)
Micah Nori Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (2017 to 2018)
Sean Sweeney Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2016 to 2017)
Sidney Lowe Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (2016 to 2017)
Tim Grgurich Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 2015 to 2017)
David Hopla Shooting Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 2012 to 2015)
Malik Rose Assistant General Manager 2018-2019 General Manager (Erie BayHawks, 2016 to 2017)
Sachin Gupta Assistant General Manager 2018-2019 Special Advisor (Houston Rockets, 2017 to 2018)
John Coumoundouros Equipment Manager 2002-2003 N/A
Al Walker Pro Scout 2014-2015 Advance Scout (Orlando Magic, 2007 to 2012)
Tom Barrise Pro Scout 2014-2015 Advance Scout (Chicago Bulls, 2012 to 2014)
Dion Glover Pro Scout 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Grand Rapids Drive, 2014 to 2019)
Andrea Fadini International Scout 2018-2019 N/A
Doug Ash College Scout 2008-2009 West Coast Scout (Detroit Pistons, 2004 to 2008)
Durand Walker College Scout 2012-2013 N/A
Maury Hanks College Scout 2014-2015 Scout (Toronto Raptors, 2012 to 2013)
Oronde Taliaferro College Scout 2018-2019 Coach (2015 to 2016)
Brent Haskins Advance Scout 2018-2019 Advance Scout (Houston Rockets, 2011 to 2012)
Trent Salo Director of Sports Performance 2018-2019 N/A
Adam Glessner Director of Player Personnel 2016-2017 Scout (Detroit Pistons, 2014 to 2016)
Gregg Polinsky Director of Player Personnel 2018-2019 Director of Player Personnel (Brooklyn Nets, 2008 to 2018)
Otis Smith Director of Player Development 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Bryston Williams Player Development Coach 2018-2019 Player Development Coach (Iowa Wolves, 2016 to 2018)
D.J. Bakker Player Development Coach 2018-2019 N/A
J.D. Dubois Player Development Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Jim Scholler Head Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Memphis Grizzlies, 2009 to 2018)
Peter Elliott Assistant Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 Head Athletic Trainer (Erie BayHawks, 2017 to 2018)
John Mason Public Address Announcer 2003-2004 N/A