Detroit Pistons sign Trayvon Palmer, Justin Robinson to 10-day contracts

Detroit Free Press

As the Detroit Pistons continue to manage a COVID-19 outbreak, theteam signed two more players Tuesday.

Trayvon Palmer and Justin Robinson agreed to 10-day contracts, using the NBA’s hardship allowance, the team announced. The news comes as the Pistons await the return of eight players: Cade Cunningham, Killian Hayes, Isaiah Stewart, Saben Lee, Rodney McGruder, Trey Lyles, Cory Joseph and Josh Jackson — who all entered health and safety protocols within the last week.

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A 6-foot-6 wing, Palmer is averaging 11.1 points, six rebounds and is shooting 42.4% from 3 in 14 games with the Motor City Cruise this season. The Chicago State alumnus went undrafted in 2017.

Robinson, a 6-foot-1 point guard and Virginia Tech alumnus, went undrafted in 2019 and signed a 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings on Dec. 17.

Detroit has now signed six players to 10-day contracts within the last week. They previously signed Cruise players Cheick Diallo, Derrick Walton Jr., Cassius Stanley and Deividas Sirvydis.

The NBA-worst Pistons (5-27) host the Knicks on Wednesday and the Spurs on Saturday.

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