On Wednesday, sources say that the Detroit Pistons have finalized a trade to acquire forward Simone Fontecchio from the Utah Jazz. The deal involves the Pistons giving up an early second-round pick in the upcoming 2024 NBA draft.
Fontecchio, aged 28, garnered considerable interest ahead of the trade deadline and now joins the Pistons, a team committed to bolstering its long-term talent pool and enhancing its shooting capabilities as part of its ongoing rebuilding efforts.
In a separate transaction also executed on Wednesday, the Pistons have agreed to send guard Monte Morris to the Minnesota Timberwolves. In return, they will receive guard Shake Milton, forward Troy Brown, and a second-round pick in the 2030 draft.