Wednesday , Jul , 21 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Pistons ink forward Dupree

Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) – The Detroit Pistons on Wednesday signed
forward Ronald Dupree to a multi-year contract. As per club policy, terms of
the contract were not disclosed.

“We are excited to add Ronald Dupree to our roster for the upcoming season,”
said Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars. “Ron
impressed us with his work ethic and tenacity during training camp last year
and we monitored his progress closely with the Bulls during the regular
season. He’s another player that fits the Pistons profile and will give us
added depth and versatility at the forward position.”

Dupree, spent the 2003-04 season with the Huntsville Flight in the National
Basketball Development League. He then signed for the reminder of the season
with the Chicago Bulls on January 28, appearing in 47 of the Bulls final 48
games, averaging 6.2 points and 3.6 boards in 19.0 minutes of play.