NBA Basketball

Pistons exercise 2020-21 option on Kennard

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option for the 2020-21 season on Luke Kennard.

The Pistons also announced Thursday that they signed guard Craig Sword and waived Todd Withers.

The 6-foot-6 Kennard averaged 9.7 points last season and shot 39% from 3-point range. He was a first-round pick by Detroit in 2017.

Sword spent the last two seasons with the Erie Bayhawks of the G League.

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Updated October 17, 2019

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