The Detroit Pistons signed Jaysean Paige to a 10-day contract using the NBA’s COVID-related hardship allowance on Friday, the team announced. They have now signed eight G League players over the past nine days as they await the return of eight players who are currently in COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
A 6-foot-2 guard, Paige is averaging 16.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.1 steals and shooting 45.5% overall and 36.6% from 3 in 14 games with the Maine Celtics, the Boston Celtics’ G League affiliate, this season. He played two seasons for West Virginia and went undrafted in 2016.
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The Pistons have also signed Cheick Diallo, Derrick Walton Jr., Cassius Stanley, Deividas Sirvydis and Trayvon Palmer, Justin Robinson and Micah Potter to 10-day deals within the last eight days. Cade Cunningham, Killian Hayes, Stewart, Saben Lee, Trey Lyles, Cory Joseph, Josh Jackson and Rodney McGruder are all out due to protocols.
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