The Kemba Walker era of Detroit Pistons basketball is coming to an end.
ESPN reports the Pistons are nearing a contract buyout with Walker, who was traded to Detroit during the NBA Draft last week.
Four-time All-Star guard Kemba Walker and the Detroit Pistons are finalizing a contract buyout, sources tell ESPN. Once Walker clears waivers, he'll join free agency.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2022
The trade netted the Pistons the No. 13 pick, which became Jalen Duren.
The Walker buyout was expected. Long live the Kemba Walker era. Walker averaged 11.6 points and three rebounds in 37 games last season.
NBA Free Agency officially opens at 6 p.m.
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