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2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook

2015-16 (DETROIT): Appeared in 81 games (all starts), averaging career-high 16.2 points (.521 FG), career-high and NBA-leading 14.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks in career-high 32.9 minutes per game…Among NBA leaders, ranked first in rebounding (14.8 rpg), first in total rebounds (1,198), first in offensive rebounding (4.9 orpg), first in total offensive rebounds (395), first in double-doubles (career-high 66), T-12th in field-goal percentage (.521 FG), 23rd in blocks per game (1.4 bpg) and T-26th in steals per game (1.5 spg)… Led the team in scoring 16 times and in rebounding a teamhigh 74 times…Scored 10-plus points 71 times, 20-plus points 21 times and 30-plus points twice…Recorded 10-plus rebounds 71 times, 15-plus rebounds 43 times and 20-plus rebounds nine times…His 43 games with 15-plus rebounds were the most by a Piston since Dennis Rodman (44) in 1998…Scored a seasonhigh 33 points (14-25 FG) at Chicago (12/18)…His 33 points and 21 rebounds at Chicago (12/18) marked his first career 30/20 game and the first by a Piston since Dennis Rodman recorded 34 points and 23 rebounds vs. Denver (1/2/91)… Grabbed a career-high 29 rebounds vs. Indiana (11/3) and dished out career-high-tying four assists at Chicago (4/2)… Blocked season-high five shots twice vs. Miami (11/25) and vs. Denver (2/10)…Recorded season-high four steals twice at New Orleans (1/21) and at Milwaukee (2/27)…Shot 50% or better from the field in 48 games and better than 60% 25 times…His 66 double-doubles marked the second most in Pistons history (Bob Lanier, 69 in 1972-73) and joined Isiah Thomas (1984-85) as the only Pistons to lead the NBA in double-doubles…Became the first Piston to lead the NBA in rebounding and double-doubles in the same season…Had two streaks of 12-plus consecutive double-doubles 13 (1/30 – 3/2) and 12 (10/27-11/20)…Recorded the third-most rebounds by a Piston in a single-season (1,198) and his 395 offensive rebounds marked the fourth most in franchise history…Became the first Piston to record three consecutive seasons with 1,000-plus points, 1,000-plus rebounds and 100-plus blocks and only the second Piston (Bob Lanier) to post such numbers in a season… Moved into ninth on the franchise’s all-time rebounding leaders (3,830) and seventh on the all-time blocks list (491)…Became only the third Piston to ever lead the NBA in rebounding (Dennis Rodman and Ben Wallace)…Joined Walter Dukes, Bob Lanier and Ben Wallace as the only Pistons to average 13-plus rebounds in three consecutive seasons…Recorded a NBA and career-high five games with 20-plus points and 20-plus rebounds…Led the NBA with nine 20-plus rebound games 40 Detroit Pistons 2016–17 Yearbook nba exp: 4 yrs | birthdate: 8/10/93 Birthplace: Mount Vernon, NY H igh School: St. Thomas More School (Oakdale, CT) drummond 279 andre wt: | 6-11 ht: College: Connecticut D rafted: By Detroit, 9th overall in 2012 and with 30 games with 15-plus points and 15-plus rebounds… Recorded two games with 25-plus points and 25-plus rebounds vs. Indiana (11/3) and at Portland (11/8)…Finished the 2015 calendar year with 1,335 points, 1,238 rebounds and 144 blocks joining NBA Hall-of-Famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1975) and Moses Malone (1977) as the only players to post such numbers in a calendar year…Collected 256 rebounds in November and joined Ben Wallace and Dennis Rodman as the only Pistons to have 250-plus rebounds in a calendar month since 1993… Recorded 376 rebounds in his first 20 games of the season becoming the youngest player (22 years, 116 days) in NBA history to record that many rebounds in the first 20 games of a season…Became the first Piston to record double-doubles in his first 12 games of the season since Dave DeBusschere’s 13 in 1966-67…Averaged 18-plus points and 18-plus rebounds in the first 10 games of the season – first player to do so since Abdul- Jabbar in 1975-76…Became the first player in the NBA, since Abdul-Jabbar in 1975-76, to record 150-plus points and 150- plus rebounds in the first eight games of a season…Became the first player since Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain to record three 20/20 games in the first six games of the season…His 93 points and 95 rebounds in the first five games of the season were the most by a player in the NBA since Moses Malone (127 points and 91 rebounds in 1983-84)…His 122 rebounds in the first six games of the season were the most by a Piston since Rodman’s 120 in 1994…Averaged 18.3 points and 17.1 rebounds while shooting 56% from the field in November – his best offensive month of the season…Named to his first NBA all-star team – first Piston since Allen Iverson in 2009 and first Piston draft pick since Grant Hill (2000) to be named an all-star… Recorded 16 points (8-11 FG), 13 rebounds and two steals in 18 minutes for the Eastern Conference…Played in 80-plus games for the third consecutive season. PRO CARER: DRAFTED: Selected by Detroit in the first round (#9 overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft. TRANSACTIONS: Re-signed a multiyear contract with Detroit on July 15, 2016. CARER AVERAGES/MILESTONES: In 304 career NBA games (254 starts), has compiled averages of 13.2 points, 12.6 rebounds, 0.6 assists, 1.6 blocks and 1.2 steals in 29.7 minutes per game. HONORS: Named to the 2016 All-NBA Third Team…Named to the 2016 Eastern Conference All-Star team… Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week in consecutive weeks (October 27 to November 8) becoming the first Piston to win the award in back-to-back weeks…Received the NBA 0 C


2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook
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