Isaiah Stewart Apologizes To Team After Drew Eubanks Fight


Isaiah Stewart has broken his silence on the altercation with Drew Eubanks, expressing his regret and apologizing to his team and the organization. The 22-year-old power forward addressed the media during Detroit practice, acknowledging the need to represent the organization in a positive manner and expressing gratitude for the support received from the Pistons and their fans.

Key Takeaway

Isaiah Stewart has publicly apologized to his team and the organization following the altercation with Drew Eubanks, expressing his readiness to return to the court and compete in the upcoming games.

Apology and Gratitude

“First and foremost,” Stewart stated, “I apologize to my teammates — just the organization. Because I always want to represent the organization in a great fashion.” He then expressed his appreciation for the Pistons and their fans for their support during the challenging time. “I’m ready to just get back out here,” he added, “and compete and win these games.”

Recap of the Incident

The incident occurred on February 14, when Stewart allegedly punched Eubanks in the face during a confrontation at the Footprint Center before the Pistons’ game against the Suns. This resulted in a minor injury to Eubanks and led to an assault charge against Stewart. However, the case was later dropped by prosecutors after Eubanks declined to pursue further legal action.

Return to the Court

Following a three-game suspension, Stewart made his return to the court, contributing 11 points in 34 minutes during Tuesday night’s game. He is set to play in the upcoming match against Cleveland on Friday, marking his full return to the team.