Tayshaun Prince has ruptured disc in lower back

The Detroit Pistons announced today that Tayshaun Prince will be out of the line-up indefinitely due to a small rupture of a disc in his lower back.  The injury was confirmed following an MRI exam and evaluation by team doctors conducted this week.

Prince will continue to receive treatment for the injury and further updates on his status will be provided when appropriate.

The 6-foot-9 forward has appeared in three games this season averaging 12.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 38.7 minutes per game.