Calderon is considered day-to-day, but it's likely that the Pistons could shut him down for the remainder of the season.
Returning to Toronto for the first time since he was traded on Jan. 30, Calderon was honored with a standing ovation during pregame introductions and a special video tribute. Calderon spent 7 1/2 seasons with Toronto and is the team's career leader in assists (3,770) and free throw percentage (.877).
He's considered day-to-day, and should be back soon.
Calderon has 47 assists in the last four games, despite finishing with two in one of those contests.
Calderon has averaged 17.4 points over his last five games. He's also shot 18 for 26 from long range during that stretch.
Calderon is averaging 15.0 points and 7.0 assists in six games since being acquired from Toronto.
Detroit acquired Calderon from Toronto as part of a three-team trade last Wednesday that included the Pistons trading Tayshaun Prince to Memphis and the Grizzlies dealing Rudy Gray to the Raptors. Calderon couldn't play for the Pistons on Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers or Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Calderon was cleared to play earlier Monday and is in the lineup alongside Brandon Knight in the backcourt. The Spanish-born point guard had been unable to play for his new team because of unresolved visa issues. Detroit acquired Calderon from Toronto as part of a three-team trade last Wednesday that included the Pistons trading Tayshaun Prince to Memphis and the Grizzlies dealing Rudy Gray to the Raptors.
Calderon, from Spain, has been unavailable to play because of unresolved visa issues.
The Spanish-born guard was at Detroit's practice facility Friday, but the team didn't have any specific word on when he'd be able to take the court. The Pistons host Cleveland on Friday and the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
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