Former USF Head Coach Rex Walters Named Assistant Coach with Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons have hired former University of San Francisco head coach Rex Walters as an assistant coach.

Walters spent last season as coach of the Grand Rapids Drive (G-League). Prior to that, he spent eight seasons as the head coach at USF where he compiled a 127-127 record including two 20-win seasons and two postseason appearances.

The former Kansas guard was also the coach at Florida Atlantic from 2006-08 (31-33).

Walters was the 16th pick in the 1993 NBA draft, and played in the league until 2000 with the Nets, 76ers, and Heat.

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