Pistons get good news, bad news from Team USA on rookies Bey, Stewart

Detroit News

It’s a little bit of good news and some not-so-good news for the Pistons players connected to Team USA and the Select Team that is preparing them for the Olympics this month.

Saddiq Bey, who was on the developmental Select Team, is being promoted temporarily to Team USA, according to a report by The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Team USA has three open spots because the Suns’ Devin Booker and the Bucks’ Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton are playing in the NBA Finals.

The other two temporary additions to Team USA are Cavaliers guard Darius Garland and Spurs wing Keldon Johnson.

Team USA opens its exhibition schedule Saturday in Las Vegas against Nigeria.

The news isn’t so good for Pistons big man Isaiah Stewart, who reportedly sustained an ankle injury during Thursday’s practice, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The severity of the injury is unclear.

Rod.Beard@detroitnews.com

Twitter.com/detnewsRodBeard

Articles You May Like

Why Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was an honorary Detroit Piston this week
Pistons’ Cade Cunningham to wear No. 2 with blessing of Chuck Daly’s family
How good can Cade Cunningham and the Pistons be next year?
Pistons use second-round picks on Michigan’s Isaiah Livers, Iowa’s Luka Garza
The Detroit Pistons are going to select Cade Cunningham first overall, according to report

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *