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July 16, 2014 Updates

Rodney Stuckey has agreed to sign with the Indiana Pacers on a one-year deal, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been signed. USA Today Sports

As the Pistons shift focus away from free agency and toward rounding out their staffs, they have several hires to make, Van Gundy said. The list includes at least two more assistant coaches and one video coordinator, and perhaps one specialized coach, such as a big-man or shooting coach. The team also has to hire several pro and college scouts. Its only scout hirings so far have been advance scout Art Luptowski, the longtime former head coach at American International College (Mass.), and pro personnel scout Al Walker, who worked as an Orlando Magic scout when Van Gundy coached there. Booth Newspapers

July 15, 2014 Updates

Eric Pincus: The Pistons renounced Chauncey Billups, Rodney Stuckey and Charlie Villanueva - waived Josh Harrellson and Peyton Siva Twitter @EricPincus

Mark Hughes, the New York Knicks director of pro personnel, is a finalist and strong favorite for the Detroit Pistons’ assistant general manager opening, a league sources informed CSNNW.com. Hughes, 47, recently interviewed with Stan Van Gundy, the team’s head coach and president of basketball operations, and “made a good impression,” one source said, who each spoke on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the process. CSNNW.com

July 14, 2014 Updates

The Pistons have discussed a long-term contract with Monroe worth in the range of $12 million annually but the sides haven't agreed. Monroe also hasn't signed an offer sheet with another team, which the Pistons would have three days to match, or they would lose him without compensation. Booth Newspapers

Stan Van Gundy gave his most direct assessment to date on Greg Monroe's free agency today, and for the first time admitted he finds some of the uncertainty a bit unnerving. That doesn't change anything, the Detroit Pistons' president of basketball operations and head coach stressed, because the plan is in place no matter what Monroe decides or whose palms sweat in getting there. "There's not really anything going on there right now," Van Gundy said. "There's not really a whole lot more that can go on. We'll just see where the situation takes us. "Look, I'm not sweating it right now, because there's nothing that we can do at this point." Booth Newspapers

The Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Stan Van Gundy announced today that the club has signed free agent guard Jodie Meeks to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “We’re pleased to welcome Jodie Meeks to the Pistons organization,” said Jeff Bower, General Manager for the Detroit Pistons. “Jodie’s approach to the game fits the style of basketball we want to play and his ability to shoot the ball from the outside is a skill that will help our team moving forward.” NBA.com

Caron Butler has agreed to sign a deal with the Detroit Pistons, according to a source. The source told ESPN.com that the deal is for two years in the range of $10 million. Butler played last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. ESPN.com

The team reports to Las Vegas on July 27 under Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and is scheduled to play a showcase game Aug. 1 at the Thomas and Mack Center. From there, the players venture to Chicago for more training, Aug. 14-16, with a game at the United Center against Brazil at 8 p.m. Aug. 16. Drummond and crew then head to New York where they are scheduled to play games at Madison Square Garden against the Dominican Republic on Aug. 20 and Puerto Rico on Aug. 22. Then, Aug. 24-26, the hectic schedule shifts to Gran Canaria, Spain, with a game against Slovenia. Detroit Free Press

July 13, 2014 Updates
 

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