Free-agent guard Derrick Rose is expected to meet with the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, with both sides motivated on finding a pathway to a two-year contract, league sources told ’s on Saturday.

free agents can begin negotiating agreements with teams at 6 p.m. ET Sunday. Contracts can be officially signed July 6.

After several injury-plagued seasons, the veteran point guard appeared in 51 games (13 starts) and was third on the Minnesota Timberwolves in points per game (18.0) and second in player-efficiency rating (19.52), behind only All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns. 

Rose, who turns 31 in October, is entering his 11th season (he sat out 2012-13 with a torn ACL). The three-time All-Star holds career averages of 18.8 points and 5.6 assists. 


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