HoopsHype DaJuan Summers rumors


July 6, 2011 Updates

It's not a stretch for me to say Summers and Greg Monroe were probably the most mature players in that locker room this season. Summers would probably be a mature player in a veteran locker room that didn't have any dysfunction, too. Other scouts and executives would often ask the media why he wasn't playing. With his collegiate credentials, physical makeup and youth, more than a few people thought he should've been playing more. Detroit News

One coach compared him to Lakers swingman Shannon Brown (Michigan State), saying his next stop is where he'll get his opportunity and find his niche in the league. Detroit News

DaJuan and I would often talk before games, whether he was active or inactive. It didn't take long for me to figure out why he stayed away from the fray. He considers himself a role model. He has a young son and he would often say, "how would I explain this to him if I got involved with this craziness?" Detroit News

July 3, 2011 Updates

Big signing for Montepaschi Siena who announced for the next two seasons DaJuan Summers. The American player spent the last two years in NBA with Detroit Pistons averaging 3.7ppg in 2010-11. Sportando

June 29, 2011 Updates

The writing was on the wall when the Detroit Pistons drafted Kyle Singler in the second round of last week’s NBA draft, but they have declined to make a qualifying offer to third-year small forward DaJuan Summers -- basically turning him loose. Summers, 23, was a second-round pick in the 2009 draft and showed some promise at small forward during a rookie season in which the Pistons were beset by injuries. Detroit Free Press

January 18, 2011 Updates

Don't forget about DaJuan Summers, who's been mentioned as the likely candidate to join Hamilton in New Jersey — if the trade for Troy Murphy and Johan Petro comes to fruition. "I'm just trying to be ready and prepared," Summers said Monday of his shaky status, before the Pistons' 103-89 win over Dallas. "I'm trying to get my mind wrapped around it actually happening, even if it doesn't." Detroit News

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