Pistons announce Datome, Bynum signings
The Detroit Pistons have officially announced the signings of
Italian forward Luigi Datome and guard Will Bynum.
The Pistons agreed about a week ago to a $3.5 million, two-year
contract with Datome, who has played professionally in Italy since
2003. The 25-year-old Datome is 6-foot-8 and has been a member of
the Italian national team since 2007.
Datome was named Italian League MVP with Roma in 2013, averaging
16.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. He shot 41.5 percent from
Datome hopes he can provide steady outside shooting for a
Detroit team that already has promising big men Greg Monroe and
Andre Drummond, and signed free agent forward Josh Smith last
Bynum appeared in a career-high 65 games for Detroit last