Pistons exercise 2020-21 team option on Luke Kennard

Detroit Pistons guard Luke Kennard (5) passes the ball as Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Phoenix. (Matt York/AP)

DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons have exercised their team option for the 2020-21 season on Luke Kennard.

The Pistons also announced Thursday that they signed guard Craig Sword and waived Todd Withers.

The 6-foot-6 Kennard averaged 9.7 points last season and shot 39% from 3-point range. He was a first-round pick by Detroit in 2017.

Sword spent the last two seasons with the Erie Bayhawks of the G League.

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