Jason Maxiell has probably played his last game with the Pistons
via Associated Press:
The team announced Monday before facing the Raptors that the 6-feet-7 power forward will miss the final eight games of the regular season because of a detached retina. He had successful surgery Sunday, but he will have to be away from basketball-related activities.
Per Associated Press:
TORONTO – Detroit Pistons forward Jason Maxiell will miss the rest of the season after surgery to repair a detached retina.
Maxiell began complaining of blurry vision last week and didn’t travel with the team for Sunday’s loss at Chicago. He stayed home in Detroit to visit a specialist, who diagnosed the injury.
Detroit’s first-round pick in the 2005 draft, Maxiell has spent his entire eight-year career with the Pistons and will be a free agent this summer. He averaged 6.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and a career-high 1.3 blocks this season.
The Pistons, who have lost three straight and 16 of 18, were also without guard Will Bynum(strained right hand) for Monday’s game at Toronto.