Found August 20, 2013 on RealGM:
The Detroit Pistons have decided not to sign Jason Collins. Collins was being considered by the Pistons to give the frontcourt depth behind Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe. Collins would have taken the spot of Slava Kravtsov on the roster. Collins finished last season with the Washington Wizards.
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