Pistons sign Lucas for remainder of season

The Detroit News

The Pistons have signed guard John Lucas III, who's been on a series of 10-day contracts, for the remainder of the season.

Terms of the agreement were not released.

Lucas has averaged 5 points, 3.3 assists and 12.2 minutes in eight games since signing with the Pistons Feb. 2. He scored a season-high 10 points at Indiana Feb. 4 and twice had games with six assists.

The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 26.6 points, 7.1 assists and 43.5 minutes in 26 with the Fujian Sturgeons of the Chinese Basketball Association before joining Detroit.The Washington D.C. native has NBA experience with Houston, Chicago, Toronto and Utah. He played collegiately at Oklahoma State University.