WEDNESDAY, 11:27am: The Pistons have officially signed Harrellson, the team announced today (Twitter link).
TUESDAY, 9:04pm: The Pistons have reached agreement on a deal with forward Josh Harrellson, a league source tells Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports (on Twitter). The deal will be for two-years with a partial guarantee on year one and a club option on year two, Wojnarowski tweets.
Harrellson, 24, saw just six games of action last season with the Heat, averaging 1.7 PPG and 1.2 RPG. The big man had one ten-day contract with Miami but the club opted not to extend him a second ten-day offer. Harrellson saw more burn in his debut NBA season in New York (2011/12) where he averaged 4.4 PPG and 3.9 RPG in 14.6 minutes per contest.
The Pistons have been looking to add another big man to round out their bench behind Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe before the start of the season. The club was giving serious thought to bringing Jason Collins in for a tough, veteran presence but after deciding that he wouldn't be a fit, it seems that the team's final roster spot will go a younger player.