Detroit Pistons newes player Jose Calderon speaks with reporters during an NBA basketball news conference, Friday Feb. 1, 2013, in Auburn Hills., Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Steve Perez) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT (The Associated Press)
Detroit Pistons newes player Jose Calderon gives a thumbs up after speaking with reporters during an NBA basketball news conference, Friday Feb. 1, 2013, in Auburn Hills., Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Steve Perez) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT (The Associated Press)
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, Toronto Raptors guard Jose Calderon celebrates after scoring a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade swingman Rudy Gay to the Raptors. The Raptors gave up point guard Jose Calderon in the deal, though it appears he is headed to a third team other than the Grizzlies, the person said. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette, File) (The Associated Press)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Jose Calderon is not expected to play for the Detroit Pistons on Friday night because of visa issues following his trade this week from Toronto.
The Spanish-born guard was at Detroit's practice facility Friday, but the team didn't have any specific word on when he'd be able to take the court. The Pistons host Cleveland on Friday and the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Calderon played for Toronto for seven and a half seasons before being traded to Detroit on Wednesday night. The Pistons sent Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to Memphis as part of the three-way deal.
Calderon joined the Raptors from Spain in 2005. He is averaging 11.1 points and 7.4 assists this season.