The Detroit Pistons have signed center Micah Potter to an Exhibit 10 contract. The 6’10” big man is out of Wisconsin in 2021.
Of course, the Motor City Cruiser, the team’s NBA G League affiliate, acquired Potter’s returning player rights and a second-round pick in the 2023 NBA G League Draft. The 24-year-old is happy to be back in Detroit.
On September 10, 2021, Potter signed a contract with the Miami Heat. However, his time on the south coast was short. The heat left after a month.
— Katherine Elley Potter (@elleybelley3) August 25, 2022
With the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the team’s G League affiliate, the center averaged 14.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.1 blocks per game in 11 games.
He shot 44.1% from the floor and 39.5% from downtown in the G League. He ranked third in total rebounds (324), 30th in blocks (12) and eighth in 3-point shooting percentage (44.5) during the regular season.
139-126 loss to the South Bay Lakers in Sioux Falls On March 31, 2022, Potter completed his performance with a double.
He scored a career-high 33 points with 10 assists in 32 minutes. He shot an impressive 13-for-19 (68.4%) from the floor.
At the end of the 2021–22 season, Potter was selected to the NBA G League All-Rookie Team.
The Pistons signed center Micah Potter to a $10,000 contract
On December 29, 2021, the center signed a 10-day contract with the Pistons.
Last season, in three games against Detroit, Potter averaged 4 points and 3 rebounds per game. Also averaging 10.3 minutes, the center shot 45.5% from the field.
In the year On January 5, 2022, in the Pistons’ 140–111 road loss against the Charlotte Hornets, Potter scored 8 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 16 minutes of action. Additionally, he shot 3-for-6 (50%) from the floor.
Additionally, in 111 games in the NCAA, Potter averaged 7.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. He finished with 49.6% field goals and 38.1% shots from long range.
Potter played his first two collegiate seasons with Ohio State. The freshman center averaged 4.1 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in 2016-17.
Not to mention, in 30 games and 12 starts, he averaged 14.1 minutes per game and shot 43.4% from the field.
Then in his sophomore season in 2017-18, the center averaged 4.1 points and 2.4 rebounds a game. He also shot 48.9% from the floor in his 29 games.
Additionally, Potter Jr. posted career high numbers during the 2019-20 season and the center’s first year at Wisconsin.
In 21 games, he averaged 10.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1 block per game. And he finished shooting 52.8% from the field and 45.1% from beyond the arc.
Finally, in his senior season with Wisconsin in 2020-21, Potter averaged a career-high 12.5 points and 1.4 assists per game. He averaged 22.2 minutes and 5.9 assists in 31 games and 20 starts.
Micah Potter ranks in the Big Ten in true shooting percentage (61.1), 10th in total rebounds (184) and fourth in player efficiency rating (28.9).
Now he has another chance to play for the Pistons, but he has to find Cruz in the Motor City.