Spurs have three days to match but it looks as if the Pistons are going to get him, because San Antonio reportedly can’t make it work cap-wise, according to Mark Stein.
Marjanovic is 7’3″ and BIG. Averaged 5.5ppg and 3.6 rpg in just under 10 mpg. There had been some talk that Detroit might bring back Joel Anthony as their 3rd big man but this is a big upgrade IMO. He’s 27 and last year was his first in the NBA. San Antonio fans loved him. Here’s part of why…60% from the floor and 76% from the line.
I would think he’ll be the third guy next season and then probably the primary backup after that, as the thinking is Aaron Baynes may be in a position to move on after this coming season for better money. At the very least, it’s a nice insurance policy.