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Former UConn Star Andre Drummond, Pistons Agree On $130 Million Max Money Deal

Former UConn Star Andre Drummond, Pistons Agree On $130 Million Max Money Deal

Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond now has a big contract, too.

Drummond, who played one season at UConn, agreed to terms on a five-year maximum contract worth $130 million on Friday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

The two sides started negotiating the contract after the market opened at midnight EDT on Friday and quickly found common ground before coming to full agreement in the afternoon, said the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until July 7.

Drummond was a restricted free agent, but few in the league believed he was interested in entertaining other offers. The Pistons...

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