Drummond began the 2019-20 season with the Pistons, which marked his eight season in the Motor City. The big center appeared in 49 games with Detroit and averaged 17.8 points, 15.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.7 blocks across 33.8 minutes per game. Drummond shot 53.0 percent from the field. Through those 49 games, he led the Pistons in points, rebounds, blocks and steals per game. But on Feb. 6, he was traded to the Cavaliers for John Henson, Brandon Knight and draft picks. Drummond then appeared in eight games with Cleveland, averaging 17.5 points, 11.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks across 28.1 minutes per game. The Cavs also encouraged Drummond to shoot three-pointers. After shooting only one three-pointer in 49 games with Detroit, Drummond attempted 1.8 threes per game with Cleveland, making 0.5 three-pointers per contest. For the season as a whole, Drummond set career highs in points (17.7) and steals (1.9) per game. He set a single-game career high with two made threes on Feb. 9 against the Clippers and achieved the feat again Feb. 24 against the Heat. In terms of NBA ranks, Drummond finished first in rebounds per game (15.2), third in steals per game (1.9) and ninth in blocks per game (1.6). His 53.3 percent field goal shooting ranked 17th in the Association.2018
Andre Drummond continued his impressive statistical run during the 2018-19 season. As has been the case for the last half decade, Drummond continued to be one of the NBA's premier scoring and rebounding options. The University of Connecticut product led the league in total rebounds (1,232) for a fourth-straight year. His 17.3 points per game in 2018-19 were a career high. He failed to score in double digits just five times in 79 games. Overall, Drummond produced 69 double-doubles. Drummond also collected steals and blocks at an astounding rate. He posted at least five blocks on seven different occasions while adding at least five steals in three different instances. The center averaged an eye-popping 3.4 steals-plus-blocks per game and ranked fifth and sixth league-wide in steals and blocks, respectively. Drummond was also exceedingly durable. He has missed just seven regular season games over the past six years. Despite Drummond's 18-point, 16-rebound Game 2 effort, the Pistons were swept by the Bucks in the first round of the playoffs.2017
A demon on the glass, Drummond is fresh off a season in which his numbers - 16.0 rebounds in 33.7 minutes per game - placed him as the NBA's No. 1 overall rebounder. His next closest competition, DeAndre Jordan, checked in at 15.2 rebounds. In the 78 games in which he played, Drummond racked up a whopping 62 double-doubles. He finished with at least 20 rebounds on 17 separate occasions. His season-high of 27 rebounds was set in a February 7 win over Brooklyn. In addition to his rebounding prowess, Drummond's scoring total increased to 15.0 points and his assist total rose to 3.0. Prior to the start of the 2017-18 campaign, Drummond had never averaged more than 1.1 assists in any of his first five NBA seasons. He nearly tripled that total this past year. Drummond's free-throw shooting (60.5 percent) improved by nearly 22 percent and he shot better than 51.4 percent from the field (52.9) for a sixth straight year. It was a dominant season for the UConn product and one that resulted in Drummond being named to the All-Star Game for the second time in his career.2016
In his fifth NBA season, Drummond appeared in 81 of 82 possible games and posted averages of 13.6 points, 13.8 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.1 blocks. He averaged 29.7 minutes per game and shot 53.0 percent from the field. Drummond posted 66 games with double-digit rebounds, including 37 with at least 15 boards. In a win over Milwaukee on Oct. 30, Drummond topped out with 23 rebounds to go with 20 points, two steals and three blocks. In a Jan. 30 game in Boston, Drummond had 28 points, 22 rebounds, two steals and two blocks. He notched a season-high seven blocks against the Kings on Jan. 10. In Portland on Jan. 8, Drummond played a season-high 52 minutes, finishing with 28 points, 14 rebounds and four steals. At season's end, Drummond ranked near the top of the league in a number of statistical categories. He finished first in total rebounds, first in offensive rebounds, third in defensive rebounds, second in total rebounds per game and first in total, defensive, and offensive rebound percentage. Drummond also ranked 13th in total steals, while leading the league in individual defensive rating and finishing third in defensive win shares.2015
Coming off of a strong third season, Drummond solidified himself as one of the top big men in the Eastern Conference in 2015-16. He played and started in 81 contests, marking the third consecutive season in which he topped 80 games. In 32.9 minutes per game, Drummond posted averages of 16.2 points and a league-leading 14.8 rebounds to go with 1.5 steals and 1.4 blocks. The UConn product hit 52.1 percent of his field goals and 35.5 percent of his free throws. Drummond went for 18 points and 19 rebounds in a double-digit victory against the Hawks in the very first game of the season. It would be the first of 15 straight games with double-digit rebounds for Drummond to begin the season. During that span, Drummond averaged 18.1 points and 17.8 boards per game. Later in the season, Drummond had double-digit rebounds in 17 straight games from Jan. 30 to Mar. 9. He brought down a career-high 29 rebounds in 43 minutes in a Nov. 3 game against the Pacers. In a win over Portland on Nov. 8, Drummond had 29 points, 27 rebounds, three blocks and two steals. He registered a season-high 33 points -- to go with 21 rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks -- against Chicago on Dec. 18. Drummond was named to his first All-Star team and finished the 2016 All-Star Game in Toronto with 16 points and 13 rebounds in 18 minutes. At the end of the season, Drummond was named to the All-NBA Third Team. He finished the year ranked first in the league in both total rebounds and offensive rebounds. Drummond also ranked 17th in steals, 19th in blocks, 13th in field goal percentage, and sixth in individual defensive rating. Drummond made his playoff debut in Game 1 of the Pistons first-round series against the Cavaliers and finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds. He averaged 16.8 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks as Detroit fell in four games.2014
In 82 games for the Pistons, Drummond averaged a double-double for the second straight season, posting 13.8 points, 13.5 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 30.5 minutes per game. Drummond grabbed double-digit rebounds 60 times, including 34 games with at least 15 boards. He pulled down a season-high 25 rebounds against the Warriors on Mar. 11 and also chipped in 22 points, two blocks and two steals in that contest. Drummond had another 20-20 game back on Nov. 28, when he posted 26 points (12-19 FG) and 20 rebounds in a loss to Milwaukee. On Mar. 29 in Miami, Drummond scored a career-high 32 points -- his lone 30-point effort on the season -- and added 14 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal. He registered a season-best six blocks on three separate occasions, including in an Apr. 3 loss at Chicago, when he also had 22 rebounds and 14 points. Drummond finished the season as the NBA's second-leading rebounder for the second consecutive year. He led the NBA in offensive rebounds, while finishing third in defensive boards. Drummond also ranked fifth in total blocks and 11th in field goal percentage.2013
In his second NBA season, Drummond appeared in and started 81 games. He made major strides relative to his rookie year, posting averages of 13.5 points, 13.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 32.3 minutes -- up from 20.7 minutes per game the previous season. In just the second game of the season, Drummond went for 12 points and 16 rebounds in a Nov. 1 matchup against Memphis. He followed up with 15 points and 12 boards two nights later in a win over Boston. From Nov. 11 through Dec. 15, Drummond had at least 10 rebounds in 18 of 20 games. Included in that span was a 31-point, 19-rebound, six-steal effort in a Dec. 1 win over the 76ers. Drummond topped 20 points in eight other games, headlined by a 26-point, 26-rebound eruption against Chicago on Apr. 11. Drummond finished the season with seven games of at least 20 boards. He led the league in total offensive rebounds, while ranking fifth in defensive rebounds and second in total rebounds. He also finished seventh in blocks and second in field goal percentage (.623).2012
A rookie out of UConn, Drummond appeared in 60 games and made 10 starts in 2012-13. He finished the season with averages of 7.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.0 steals per game. Drummond made his NBA debut on Oct. 31 against the Rockets, playing 13 minutes off the bench and finishing with two points, two rebounds, two steals and one block. He scored a then-career-high 22 points in a Nov. 9 loss to the Thunder. Drummond posted his first career double-double against Toronto on Nov. 23, going for 13 points and 13 boards in 24 minutes. Drummond posted three double-doubles in a four-game span from Dec. 21 through Dec. 28. Against Milwaukee on Jan. 29, Drummond went for 18 points and a season-high 18 rebounds. Prior to the All-Star break, Drummond suffered a back injury that would cost him 22 contests. He made his return on Mar. 29 against Toronto and was inserted into the starting lineup for the first time. In 19 minutes, Drummond finished with 17 points, four rebounds, two steals and two blocks. Drummond started the final 10 games of the season, averaging 11.1 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.1 blocks during that span. At the end of the season, Drummond was named to the All-Rookie Second Team.
June 28, 2012Drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 2012 NBA Draft.
July 10, 2012Signed his rookie contract with the Detroit Pistons.
July 15, 2016Signed a five-year contract with the Detroit Pistons.
February 6, 2020Traded from the Pistons to the Cavaliers in exchange for Brandon Knight, John Henson and draft considerations.
March 26, 2021Released by the Cleveland Cavaliers.