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2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook

Meet the 2016–17 Pistons 12 Aron Baynes f/C minutes per game…Prior to being signed by the Spurs, appeared in 10 games with Union Olimpija of the Slovenian Basketball League, averaging 13.8 points and 9.8 rebounds in 26.2 minutes, while shooting .587 (54-92) from the field and .698 (30-43) from the free-throw line…Recorded seven double-doubles…Pulled down double-digit rebounds in eight games…Recorded a seasonhigh 33 points and 10 rebounds vs. BC Khimki Moscow Region (11/2/12)…Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds twice. 2011-12 (Ikaros Kallitheas): Appeared in 23 games for Ikaros Kallitheas in Greece, averaging 13.6 points and 8.7 rebounds while shooting .509 from the field and .711 from the foul line. 2010-11 (EWE Baskets): Saw action in 40 games for EWE Baskets Oldenburg in the German Bundesliga, averaging 6.8 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting .504 from the field… Appeared in five Eurocup games, averaging 13.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. 2009-10 (Lietuvos Rytes Vilnius): Won the 2009-10 Lithuanian National Championship and the 2010 Lithuanian National Cup with Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius...Appeared in 27 league games, averaging 9.3 points and 4.2 rebounds while shooting .615 from the field and .739 from the foul line…Saw action in 10 Euroleague games, averaging 5.5 points and 3.0 rebounds. Colege: Played four seasons at Washington State from 2005-09…Appeared in 122 games (86 starts) averaging 8.7 points and 5.4 rebounds while shooting .546 (394-722) from the field and .698 (275-394) from the free-throw line… Ranks eighth on WSU’s all-time list in field goal percentage (.546)…As a senior, participated in the Portsmouth Invitational, averaging 7.3 points and 10.0 rebounds per game…Earned All-Pacific-10 Honorable Mention honors as a junior and helped lead the Cougars to the Sweet 16 of the 2008 NCAA Tournament…Shot a perfect 10-of-10 from the field for career-high 25 points in a double overtime win vs. USC (3/6/07), becoming the first player in school history to shoot 100 percent from the field in a game with at least 10 attempts…Tallied 19 points off the bench against UC Riverside (11/19/05) in his first collegiate game, the most points in a season opener by a WSU true freshman…Was a two- time Pac-10 All- Academic selection. Personal: Born in Grisborne, New Zealand and now calls Cairns, Australia home…He and his wife, Rachel, were married in the summer of 2014 and have one son... Parents are Marton and Barbara Baynes...He is the youngest of three children...Has a brother, Callum, and a sister, Rebecca...Played rugby while in high school...Enjoys cooking and barbecuing is his specialty…Loves working youth basketball clinics and having any involvement with veterans…Received his bachelors of science in kinesiology. 28 Detroit Pistons 2016–17 Yearbook


2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook
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