NBA

Report: Pistons ink Hamilton to three-year extension

{eot}
The Sports Network
11/3/2008 9:48:48 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Pistons have reportedly signed guard Richard Hamilton to a three-year contract extension Monday, the same day president of basketball operations Joe Dumars pulled off an early-season blockbuster trade, acquiring the services of former MVP and Rookie of the Year Allen Iverson from the Denver Nuggets.

Hamilton's extension, reported by the Detroit Free Press, could allow the franchise to present one of the league's more formidable backcourt duos should the team retain Iverson past this season when his contract is set to expire.

Heading to Denver in the trade are guard Chauncey Billups, forward Antonio McDyess and reserve center Cheikh Samb.

The 30-year-old Hamilton is in his ninth season out of Connecticut with career averages of 17.9 points, 3.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 45.4 percent from the field.

Richard Hamilton (Photo: D. Lippitt/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: D. Lippitt/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Big Tour

A Historic Event

It was Canada's night at the NBA Draft as four players from north of the border were selected.


1. Andrew Wiggins - Cavaliers

8. Nik Stauskas - Kings

18. Tyler Ennis - Suns

45. Dwight Powell - Hornets


2014 NBA Draft Tracker

Social Media
twitter icon

Follow the Raptors and Raptor play-by-play man Matt Devlin on Twitter! Check out the latest Tweets!

Podcasts

TSN 1050: 1On1 With Will & Duane - August 31st 2014

After drubbing Finland; is Team USA too confident? Will & Duane examine this, the Raptors at FIBA World Cup, Durant's Nike deal, WNBA Playoffs & more

TSN 1050: 1On1 With Will & Duane - August 24th 2014

Love for Wiggins is official! Is the future bright for Minny? DeMar DeRozan makes USMNT, Tim Leiweke steps down from Raptors & what's next for Kobe?

TSN 1050: 1On1 With Will & Duane - Aug 10th 2014

Love-Wiggins done deal? KD: The Real Reasons, what's next for USA Basketball, Becky Hammon breaks barriers & Naismith 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television