|Rip Hamilton – X||$6,069,767|
Quick: Over the cap. Under the tax. 8th, 37th and 56th picks in the 2013 NBA Draft. Maximum space without trades in July ($60 million cap) = ~$26,561,874 (assuming Rodney Stuckey is cut but Charlie Villanueva opts in).
Exceptions: Mid-Level $2.5 million ($1 million used on Singler & $1.5 million used on Kravtsov, $473k used on Middleton); $1.957 Bi-Annual; $1,337,931 TPE (Ben Gordon, expires 6/26/13)
Acquisitions: Singed 2011 second-round draft pick Kyle Singler to a multi-year deal using partial MLE. Also inked first-round draft pick Andre Drummond
, Russian center Vyacheslav Kravtsov to a three-year, $4.9 million contract (player option on final season) and Kim English on a two-year, $1.3 million contract (second-year partial/non-guarantee). Prior to the draft the Pistons gave up a protected first-round pick to acquire Corey Maggette for Ben Gordon. Signed second-round pick Khris Middleton (39th) to a three-year deal (final year partial/non-guaranteed). Invited Terrence Williams and Jonny Flynn to camp. Picked up third-year option on Brandon Knight. Picked up fourth-year option on Greg Monroe. Acquired Jose Calderon in a three-way deal with the Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies for Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye.
Waived Players: Rip Hamilton, Terrence Williams, Jonny Flynn
Roster Count: 14 guaranteed
Depth Chart*: PG: Jose Calderon, Will Bynum SG: Brandon Knight, Rodney Stuckey, Kim English SF: Kyle Singler, Khris Middleton, Corey Maggette PF: Jason Maxiell, Charlie Villanueva, Jonas Jerebko C: Greg Monroe, Vyacheslav Kravtsov, Andre Drummond (injured)
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
Free Agents: Bird: Ben Wallace Non-Bird: Vernon Macklin
Head Coach: Vacant
Unsigned Picks: None
Amnesty: Available. Eligible players include Charlie Villanueva (P) and Greg Monroe (T)
2013 – Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected, top-8 protected in 2014, top-pick protected in 2015, unprotected in 2016) to Charlotte Bobcats (Corey Maggette).
2013 – Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Los Angeles Clippers (Trey Thompkins).
Cash Paid ($3.1 million max): $0