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Dwane Casey Agrees To Become Head Coach Of Pistons

Jun 11, 2018 11:15 AM

Dwane Casey has agreed to become head coach of the Detroit Pistons on a five-year deal.

The Toronto Raptors parted ways with Casey this offseason.

Casey will replace Stan Van Gundy, who was fired by the Pistons this offseason as well.

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John Beilein Withdraws From Consideration For Pistons' Head Coaching Job

Jun 6, 2018 12:26 PM

John Beilein has removed his name from consideration for the Detroit Pistons' head coaching job.

Beilein somewhat surprisingly emerged as a candidate following the firing of Stan Van Gundy.

Beilein has never worked in the NBA.

"I love the University of Michigan and I am excited about coaching our Men’s Basketball Team next season and in the years to come ! Let’s go hang some more banners at 'THE GREATEST UNIVERSITY IN THE WORLD,'" wrote Beilein on Twitter.

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Pistons Plan Further Conversations With Dwane Casey, John Beilein, Ime Udoka

Jun 4, 2018 6:42 PM

The Detroit Pistons are interested in continuing their dialogue with head coaching candidates Dwane Casey, John Beilein and Ime Udoka.

Udoka, Casey and Beilein have already met with Detroit's front office.

The Pistons are searching for a replacement of Stan Van Gundy.

Casey was fired by the Raptors this offseason, while Beilein has spent his entire career coaching college.

Udoka made strong impressions in interviews in Toronto and Orlando, and it appears to be an inevitability that he will become an NBA head coach within in the next few years.

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Jason Kidd Interviewing For Pistons' Head Coaching Job

Jun 2, 2018 10:52 AM

The Detroit Pistons are interviewing Jason Kidd for their head coaching vacancy.

The Milwaukee Bucks parted ways with Kidd in January.

The Pistons are also considering Dwane Casey, Juwan Howard and Kenny Smith.

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Pistons Part Ways With Jeff Bowers

Jun 1, 2018 4:37 PM

The Detroit Pistons have parted ways with Jeff Bowers as general manager.

Bowers was a remnant of Stan van Gundy's regime with the Pistons.

The Pistons recently hired Ed Stefanski to oversee their front office.

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John Beilein Interviews For Pistons' Head Coaching Vacancy

Jun 1, 2018 3:14 PM

The Detroit Pistons have interviewed John Beilein for their head coaching vacancy.

Beilein has been head coach of Michigan since 2007 and has led the school to the Final Four in 2013 and 2018.

The Pistons are searching for a head coach to replace Stan Van Gundy.

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Dwane Casey Meets With Pistons

May 31, 2018 5:56 PM

Dwane Casey is meeting with the Detroit Pistons on Thursday regarding their head coaching vacancy.

The Toronto Raptors parted ways with Casey this offseason despite finishing with the second best record in the NBA.

The Pistons are searching for a replacement for Stan Van Gundy.

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Juwan Howard, Ime Udoka Emerge As Candidates For Detroit Job

May 30, 2018 7:31 PM

The Detroit Pistons are considering Ime Udoka and Juwan Howard for their head coaching vacancy.

Udoka and Howard are currently assistants with the Spurs and Heat respectively.

The Pistons are also interested in Kenny Smith and Dwane Casey.

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Pistons To Interview Kenny Smith For Head Coaching Job

May 30, 2018 7:25 PM

The Detroit Pistons will interview Kenny Smith for their head coaching vacancy.

Smith also interviewed this offseason with the New York Knicks.

Smith is a longtime studio analyst for TNT.

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Pistons Retain Bernie Bickerstaff, Jim Lynam To Assist In Coaching Search

May 30, 2018 1:31 PM

The Detroit Pistons have retained Bernie Bickerstaff and Jim Lynam to consult with Ed Stefanski for their head coaching search.

Bickerstaff and Lyman will sit in on interviews with prospective candidates.

The Pistons recently hired Stefanski to oversee their front office.

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Pistons Could Hire Brent Barry, Tayshaun Prince For Front Office Roles
Tayshaun Prince was a longtime member of the Pistons and is completing his first season in the front office of the Memphis Grizzlies.

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Dwane Casey Emerges As Pistons' Top Coaching Target
Ed Stefanski was part of the Raptors' front office when Dwane Casey was hired by the team in 2011.

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Pistons Hire Ed Stefanski To Oversee Front Office
Ed Stefanski joins the Pistons as a senior advisor.

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Pistons Interested In Kiki Vandeweghe, Ed Stefanski, Gersson Rosas, Trajan Langdon
The Pistons have shown interest in a number of candidates to run their basketball operations department.

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Suns Win 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Kings At No. 2, Hawks At No. 3
The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery results will be published here once they are announced.

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Stan Van Gundy Was Willing To Give Up Front Office Duties
Stan Van Gundy said he was looking to try to complete the turnaround in his final season.

Rod Beard/The Detroit News

Arn Tellem Won't Fully Move To Basketball Side Of Pistons
Arn Tellem joined the Pistons in 2015 upon leaving his sports agency.

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Brent Barry Considered Candidate For Pistons' Front Office
Tom Gores and Arn Tellem are expected to pursue a candidate with previous experience to run the basketball operations department.

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Pistons Part Ways With Stan Van Gundy
Tom Gores approached Stan Van Gundy about a reduced role in which he would only be head coach.

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Tom Gores Wants To Retain Stan Van Gundy With Reduced Power
The suggested changes from Gores have been met with resistance by Stan Van Gundy.

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Tom Gores To Meet With Stan Van Gundy Before Making Decision On Detroit's Future
The Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy in 2014 in a dual front office and head coach role.

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Blake Griffin Out At Least One Week With Bone Bruise In Right Ankle
Blake Griffin is averaging 19.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game since joining the Pistons.

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Blake Griffin: Detroit's Ceiling Is Very High
Despite their struggles this season, Blake Griffin believes in the future of the Pistons.

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Pistons Interested In Chauncey Billups For Front Office Role
Chauncey Billups would join Arn Tellem in the discussed scenario.

Marc Stein/New York Times

Stan Van Gundy Fined $15,000 For Criticism Of Refs
Stan van Gundy's comments came following a loss to the Blazers.

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Stan Van Gundy: Referees Embarrassing For NBA
Stan van Gundy believes the officiating was the difference in Detroit's loss to the Blazers.

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Stan Van Gundy: One-And-Done Rule Has Racist Element
Stan Van Gundy was critical of both the NCAA and the NBA's one-and-done rule.

Vincent Ellis/Detroit Free Press

Avery Bradley Out With Sports Hernia
Avery Bradley has dealt with groin issues throughout the season, which is his last before free agency.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Reggie Jackson Cleared To Begin Running, Shooting
No timeframe has been set for a return to practice or game action.

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Pistons Trade Brice Johnson, 2nd Rounder To Grizzlies For James Ennis
The Pistons also pursued a similar trade for Dante Cunningham.

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