Pistons waive backup point guard Buycks

Dwight Buycks has been waived by the Pistons.

The Detroit Pistons have parted ways with Dwight Buycks, according to a press release from the team.

Buycks, 6-foot-3, 190-pound backup guard, has been waived by the team.

He originally signed a two-way contract with Detroit on Sept. 7, 2017 and the contract was converted into a full NBA deal on Jan. 12, 2018.

Buycks played in 29 games last season for the Pistons, a career-high, averaging 7.4 points, 1.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 14.7 minutes.

The 29-year-old guard out of Marquette shot 41.4 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from the 3-point line and 87.8 percent from the free-throw line.