Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that the club has signed draft selections DaJuan Summers and Jonas Jerebko to contracts. According to the Detroit News, Summers and Jerebko each signed 2-year deals worth $457,000 per year.
Summers was selected with the 35th overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft. He started 98 of his 101 games at Georgetown University and finished his collegiate career with averages of 11.2 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. Summers averaged a career-best 13.6 points last season and scored in double figures 25 times, including a streak of 19 consecutive games. Summers finished his career ranked 29th in scoring at Georgetown with 1,129 points and seventh in three-pointers made with 141. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, he led the Hoyas to three straight postseason appearances (two NCAA Tournaments, one NIT).
Jerebko was selected with the 39th overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft. A native of Sweden, he played professionally in Italy the last two seasons. Jerebko averaged 9.0 points and 5.5 rebounds in 23 games for Angelico Biella last season. Prior to his stint in Italy, Jerebko played two seasons in the Swedish league where he averaged 10.0 points in 2006-07 and 20.0 points and 11.6 rebounds in 2005-06. He also represented Sweden on both the junior and senior men’s national team.