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Pistons waive Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Detroit Pistons will waive veteran forward Joe Johnson.

The 18-year veteran has played for seven different teams over his career. After his short tenure with the Houston Rockets came to an end, the Pistons signed him in the offseason. He will not play a single regular season game with them.

The final 15-man roster is due at 5:00pm ET on Monday, and Johnson will not make the cut for Dwayne Casey’s squad.

Over his 18-year career, Johnson has averaged 16 points per game with a 44.1 field goal percentage. He also has knocked down 37.1 percent of his three point attempts. More of a scorer than distributer or defensive presence, his career averages in steals sit below one per game, and assists at 3.9.

“ISO” Joe as he was once known can be picked up on waivers by any team once the 15-man rosters go final. He would have to be signed to a G-League contract if he were to be picked up right away, or wait until an injury-marred team needs his services.

The Pistons begin their season Wednesday, October 23 against the Indiana Pacers.

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