Hunter spent last season with Detroit, averaging 2.4 points and 1.4 assists in 24 games. He played 12 of his seasons with the Pistons (1993-2000, 2003-08), who selected him 10th overall in the 1993 NBA Draft out of Jackson State.
The 37-year-old veteran will help offset the loss of guard Kirk Hinrich, who is expected to be sidelined for three months after undergoing surgery for a broken thumb.
In 896 career games with the Pistons, Bucks, Lakers and Raptors, Hunter has averaged 8.8 points and 2.7 assists. He was a member of NBA championship teams with the Lakers in 2002 and the Pistons in 2004.