Drummond averaged 15 points, 16 rebounds and 3 assists across 78 games played with the Pistons during the 2017/18 season. Arguably, this was Drummond's best season of his six-year NBA career, as he set career highs in both rebounds and assists. What may have been the most impressive change in Drummond this season though was his career high 60.5 percent free-throw percentage which was almost 19 percent greater than his 38.6 percentage last season. The former Connecticut star is set to make almost $25.5 million next season, in what would be the third year of his five-year contract with the Pistons.
Drummond (Achilles) will remain out Wednesday against the Bulls, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports. A sore Achilles will keep Drummond out of the final two games of the season as the Pistons close out a thoroughly disappointing 2017-18 campaign. Drummond will finish teh year with averages of 15.0 points, 16.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 16. blocks and 1.5 steals per game in 78 contests.
Drummond (Achilles) is doubtful for Wednesday's season finale against the Bulls. Drummond missed Monday's game against the Raptors due to a sore Achilles, prompting Eric Moreland to draw a start and post 11 points, seven rebounds, two steals, an assist and a block in 32 minutes. Henry Ellenson also saw extra run, posting 12 points, four rebounds, an assist and one steal in 22 minutes. Assuming Drummond is sidelined once again, both Moreland and Ellenson should see expanded roles.
Drummond is dealing with a sore Achilles and has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Raptors, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports. Drummond is simply dealing with some soreness in his Achilles, but considering the Pistons have been eliminated from the playoffs, there's no reason to risk any further strain by having him play through it. As a result, Drummond will get the night off and there's certainly a chance he remains out for Wednesday's season finale against the Bulls. Drummond's absence should pave the way for the likes of Eric Moreland and Henry Ellenson to pick up increased run at the center position.
Drummond mustered 19 points (9-13 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-6 FT), 16 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and one steal during Friday's 113-106 victory over the visiting Mavericks. Friday's performance was Drummond's ninth consecutive double-double and his five assists were his highest total in nearly two months. The former Connecticut star is currently leading the NBA in rebounds-per-game with 16 per contest. In addition, Drummond is adding 15.1 points per game which has indicated that he is one of the NBA's most dominate and consistent big men this season.
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