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John Kuester was hired Thursday to be the next head coach of the NBA's Detroit Pistons, succeeding the fired Michael Curry. Kuester, 54, signed a multiyear contract, but no terms were disclosed. He was an assistant with the Pistons in 2004, helping guide them to the NBA Finals, and also has worked for five other NBA teams since 1995, most recently with the Cleveland Cavaliers (2007-2009). We are pleased to name John Kuester as the head coach of the Detroit Pistons, Detroit president of...
The Detroit Pistons have agreed to terms with guard Ben Gordon and forward Charlie Villanueva, the Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday. The newspaper said that although the deals cannot be made official until July 8, they have both agreed to five-year contracts.
The Detroit Pistons fired Coach Michael Curry Tuesday, just one year after being hired and two months after getting a vote of confidence. This was a difficult decision to make, Joe Dumars, the Pistons' president of basketball operations, said in a statement released by the team.
The Detroit Pistons decided Friday to sit guard Allen Iverson for the rest of the regular season because of his ongoing back injury. The move follows comments by the outspoken Iverson about his limited playing time. The 12-year veteran returned to the court against his former squad, Philadelphia on March 29 following a 16-game absence due to a sore back and was put behind Michael Curry in Detroit's starting lineup. After talking with Allen and our medical staff, we feel that resting (him) for...
Detroit Pistons guard Allen Iverson is angry about being made a bench player following a 16-game absence with a back injury. Since his return on Feb.
A career-high, 22-point effort from Will Bynum Friday helped the Detroit Pistons pull away late for a 108-90 decision over the Los Angeles Clippers. The Pistons have defeated the Clippers in each of their last 13 meetings. Detroit played without four of its top five scorers -- missing Rodney Stuckey (flu), Richard Hamilton (groin), Allen Iverson (back) and forward Rasheed Wallace (calf). Anthony McDyess picked up the slack by scoring 24 points to go with 17 rebounds.
Mike Conley's 20 points Sunday led the Memphis Grizzlies' 89-84 win over the injury-depleted Detroit Pistons. Memphis built a commanding 57-40 halftime lead, and was able to play just enough defense after Antonio McDyess's jumper put Detroit ahead 78-77 with 5:16 left. Rudy Gay added 15 points with five rebounds and former Piston Darko Milicic scored 12 with 11 rebounds.
Richard Hamilton scored 22 points Friday night and the Detroit Pistons broke the game open early en route to a 108-91 victory over Golden State. The Pistons ended the opening quarter on a 20-4 run that gave them a 33-16 lead.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.