Reggie Jackson is excited about the extra floor space with Greg Monroe gone
Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson received a max contract extension this offseason, and he also received some extra floor space when Greg Monroe left in free agency.
The Pistons spent the offseason adding shooting at multiple positions after Monroe left, and Jackson is excited about how the new-look offense should function with Stan Van Gundy at the helm.
Here's what Jackson told Keith Langlois of Pistons.com:
Jackson maintained his high level of play over the season’s final five games when Monroe returned and he’s convinced Van Gundy would have devised ways to make the offense hum with two post players had Monroe stayed. But he’s also enthused about the potential of an offense that will feature shooting from all four spots around Drummond this season.
“Just to have more floor space, we’re all going to be able to play off each other and let our big fella dominate the paint and eat all day down there on both ends of the floor,” he said. “I’m going to help by attacking the paint and it’s just going to open the floor for everybody else on catch and drives, catch and shoots. Hopefully, we make plays for each other. I’m looking forward to seeing how this team gels.”