Van Gundy knows that Prince, a former Detroit Piston whom the team brought back Thursday in a deadline deal, wanted a buyout this season.
Van Gundy expressed excitement about what will happen as the young players mature collectively.
Jennings had been the starter; now Van Gundy has essentially named Jackson to that role not just this season but in the future as well.
Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings could have been an All-Star this season.
“Tyrone Corbin is a class act,” Van Gundy said. “He’s being treated very, very poorly.”
Detroit Pistons General Manager Jeff Bower announced today that the club has signed guard John Lucas III to a second 10-day contract.
The Spurs held Detroit to 12 points in the first quarter and led comfortably through just about the entire second half.
Monroe, who had 14 double-doubles in January to tie a franchise record, was dominant inside.
The All-Star break is almost here.
The Timberwolves led throughout against the Pistons.