Pistons add forward McCullough on camp deal

Chris McCullough has signed a training-camp deal with the Pistons.

The Detroit Pistons are signing forward Chris McCullough to a training-camp contract, according to James Edwards III of The Athletic.

The 6-foot-11, 200-pound power forward averaged 2.4 points and 1.3 rebounds in 4.7 minutes in 19 games (0 starts) for the Washington Wizards last season, shooting 42.9 percent from the field and 64.3 percent from the free-throw line.

The 29th overall selection in the 2015 NBA draft by the Brooklyn Nets out of Syracuse, McCullough spent time in the G League, where he has spent most of his career, last season with the Wisconsin Herd, the Northern Arizona Suns and the Erie Bayhawks.

Previous to Washington last season, he has also spent time with Brooklyn, starting four games as a rookie in 2015-16, then after playing in 14 games the next season, he was traded along with Bojan Bodganovic to theĀ Washington Wizards for Andrew Nicholson, Marcus Thornton and a 2017 first-round draft pick (Jarrett Allen was later selected) on Feb. 22, 2017.

McCullough, 23, carries career NBA averages of 3.3 points and 1.9 boards in 9.0 minutes in 59 games (4 starts), shooting 42.6 percent from the field and 54.8 percent from the charity stripe.