Pistons sign first-round picks Stuckey, Afflalo
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) – The Detroit Pistons Friday signed 2007
first-round draft picks Rodney Stuckey and Arron Afflalo.
Terms of the deals were not released.
Stuckey, who was selected 15th overall in the draft, played two seasons at
Eastern Washington University, where he led the Big Sky Conference in scoring
both seasons, averaging 24.2 and 24.6 points respectively. His 24.6 average
last season ranked seventh in the country and also set a single-season school
Afflalo, who was selected 27th overall in the draft, averaged 16.9 points as a
junior last year for UCLA. He led the Bruins to the NCAA Final Four and earned
consensus First Team All-America honors. He was also named Pac-10 Player of
the Year and was a member of the Wooden All-American team last season.
He left UCLA having scored 1,540 points, which ranks 17th all-time in the
school’s illustrious history. He also ranks second all-time in three-point
field goals made (209) and attempted (560).