Detroit Pistons reach deal with veteran Joe Johnson | Inquirer Sports

Detroit Pistons reach deal with veteran Joe Johnson

/ 03:50 PM September 13, 2019

FILE – Joe Johnson of the Triplets looks on during the BIG3 Playoffs at Smoothie King Center on August 25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sean Gardner/BIG3 via Getty Images/AFP

DETROIT — A person with knowledge of the agreement says the Detroit Pistons have reached a deal with 38-year-old swingman Joe Johnson.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the deal had not been announced. Johnson’s most recent NBA season was 2017-18, when he played for Houston and Utah.

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He was recently named MVP of the BIG3 3-on-3 basketball league.

Johnson averaged 6.8 points in 55 games in that 2017-18 season. He has also played for Boston, Phoenix, Atlanta, Brooklyn and Miami in an NBA career that began in 2001-02.

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