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Beyond The Buzzer:
Pistons forward, Charlie Villanueva, is in the fourth year of a 5-year/$35 million contract he signed in the Summer of 2009. The 7-year-veteran can either pick up his $8.5 million player option come June, or decline it, making him an unrestricted free agent, but he made it clear Tuesday that he’ll stay put in Detroit, citing money and his son as the primary reasons.
According to Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press:
Villanueva, 28, said there’s no decision.
“It’s obvious what I’m going to do,” Villanueva told the Free Press before the Pistons topped the Bobcats on Tuesday night. “Would you let that money go?”
Later, he added the location of Detroit is very important to him because it allows him to easily visit his young son, who lives in Toronto.
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pic via Brady Green
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="352"] Photo from indycornrows.com[/caption]
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