Posted July 19, 2013

Pistons sign two draft picks

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The Pistons signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (pictured) and Tony Mitchell to deals. (Fernando Medina/Getty Images)

The Pistons signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (pictured) and Tony Mitchell to deals. (Fernando Medina/Getty Images)

The Detroit Pistons signed two of their three picks from the 2013 NBA Draft, inking Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Tony Mitchell to deals, the team announced Friday.

The length of the contracts and financial terms were not disclosed.

Caldwell-Pope, the eighth overall pick from the University of Georgia, averaged 13.8 points and 3.8 rebounds in five Orlando summer league games. He led the Southeastern Conference in scoring last season as a sophomore and was named the conference’s Player of the Year.

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Mitchell, the 37th overall pick out of the University of North Texas, averaged 7.8 points and 6.8 rebounds in the summer league. He averaged 13.7 points, 9.3 rebounds and led the Sun Belt Conference in blocks per game last season.


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