Potter, 24, is 6-foot-10 and made is NBA debut on the first day of the year after signing a 10-day contract with the Pistons. He appeared in three games last season after being named an All-G League first-teamer.
A native of Mentor, Ohio, his college career started at Ohio State before transferring to Wisconsin. He signed with the Heat before last season, was waived shortly thereafter, and spent most of the year with the G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce.
In 33 G League games, Potter averaged 17.2 points and 9.8 rebounds. He played for the Knicks in summer league following the season.
Exhibit 10 contracts count toward a team’s offseason roster limit of 20, but not toward the regular roster unless the player receives a standard deal. They almost always are nonguaranteed.