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Report: Detroit Pistons' Tom Gores, Stan Van Gundy meeting next week

It grew increasingly clear the meeting to clarify Detroit Pistons’ immediate future was not taking place this week.<p>It wasn’t surprising with …

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Knicks To Meet With Atlanta Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer

Since firing Jeff Hornacek last week, the Knicks front office, led by GM Scott Perry and president Steve Mills, has been actively engaged in finding a new head coach. They have already interviewed David Fizdale, Mark Jackson, Jerry Stackhouse, Mike Woodson and TNT analyst Kenny Smith. They also …

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Winderman: Fizdale reemergence keeps spotlight on Heat bench | Commentary

The last time the Miami Heat were in the playoffs, assistant coach David Fizdale already had been summoned for an interview by the Memphis Grizzlies. …

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Detroit Pistons 2017-18 Season Review: Anthony Tolliver

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 11: Anthony Tolliver<p>Anthony Tolliver returned to the Detroit Pistons for the 2017-18 season, and while the team may have had a …

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Orlando Magic should hire Becky Hammon as first woman head coach in NBA history

Running off at the typewriter …Because the status quo obviously isn’t working and the Orlando Magic will soon name their fifth coach in the last …

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Lack of cap space, sure, but Pistons won’t feel limited this offseason. Here’s why.

AUBURN HILLS – The Pistons don’t view the fact that they go into the summer with more than $100 million in guaranteed contracts on the books as an …

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Stan Van Gundy set to meet with owner Tom Gores next week

The two had initially planned to sit down late this week, but the meeting was pushed back, leaving the Pistons organization to await word on how, if …

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Slowly, gently, The Process unfurls its splendor

We have that and more in Friday’s NBA newsletter.<p>Joel Embiid is back ... wearing an indestructable mask with goggles ... and winning playoff games for the Philadelphia 76ers.<p>Embiid played for the first time in a month after breaking his face on Markelle Fultz’s mysterious shoulder in the regular …

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Each Non-NBA Playoff Team's Key Offseason Decision

While most of the hoops world is hypnotized by the 2018 NBA playoffs, nearly half of the Association is already a week-plus into the summer break.<p>Well, maybe break isn't the right word. Once a club's campaign closes and attention fully shifts to the offseason, it gets busy adjusting draft boards, …

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Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

Game Leaders<p>Points<p>26PTS9/17FG7/7FT<p>18PTS6/10FG6/7FT<p>Rebounds<p>9REB9DREB0OREB<p>10REB6DREB4OREB<p>Assists<p>7AST2TO38MIN<p>4AST2TO37MIN<p>Game Information<p>Coverage: …

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Getting to the elite defense SVG eyes for Pistons might just start with a more consistent offense

AUBURN HILLS – In baseball, where offensive performers are quite often outnumbered on the field of play by a 9:1 ratio, you can argue forcefully that …

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Detroit Pistons 2017-18 Season Review: Stanley Johnson

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 4: Stanley Johnson<p>Stanley Johnson‘s season was a roller coaster from start to finish. Let’s take a look on how he did in the …

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Detroit Pistons 2017-18 Season Review: Reggie Bullock

DENVER, CO - MARCH 15: Reggie Bullock<p>The Pistons’ Reggie Bullock was one of the NBA’s most improved players this season. Bullock’s 2017-18 season was …

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Detroit Pistons yet to make decision on Stan Van Gundy: Here's why

To some league insiders, it’s only a matter of time before Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons part ways — or adjust their working situation.<p>When talking …

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What is Detroit Pistons' best option with Stan Van Gundy?

Coach, president of basketball operations, both or neither?

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Honoring Henri Landwirth, exposing rotten party gifts, #BringBackStan

Today we have our normal dose of political nonsense and Florida nuttiness, plus the re-launch of my #BringBackStan campaign for the Orlando Magic.<p>But …

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What would Detroit Pistons do with a top-3 pick?

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 16: The lottery drawing begins inside the lottery room during the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery at the New York Hilton in New York, …

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Pistons Mailbag - April 18, 2018

The lottery, Ish Smith, the injury histories of Reggie Jackson and Blake Griffin … we touch on a number of issues for the first off-season Pistons …

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The Wizards lead six NBA teams that should blow it up

Apr 14, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) reacts to an official's call against Toronto Raptors in game one of the …

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Luke Kennard is no Donovan Mitchell, but he is still really good

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 24: Luke Kennard<p>Detroit Pistons guard Luke Kennard is no Donovan Mitchell; but the narrative that the Pistons drafted a bust …

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Under the radar, a different Ish Smith emerged over the season’s home stretch

AUBURN HILLS – Largely overlooked as the Pistons came down the stretch – amid the scrutiny of Reggie Jackson’s return, Blake Griffin’s injury status …

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Report: Hornets, Magic to interview Stackhouse for HC role

Everyone seems to want a piece of Jerry Stackhouse.<p>The Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic plan to interview Stackhouse for their respective head …

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Central Rumors: Tolliver, Griffin, J.R. Smith, Markkanen

• Griffin told his <b>Pistons</b> teammates during their postseason meeting that he wants to be the leader of the team, Keith Langlois of Pistons.com relays. …

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Gores should demote SVG

I was not invited to the summit meeting between Pistons owner Tom Gores and coach/President Stan Van Gundy.<p>But if I was asked to join in I would push …

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What compensation could Hawks expect for letting Budenholzer leave?

If Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer decides to take another job, it almost certainly will cost his new team in the form of draft-pick …

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George Diaz: Magic dumpster fire continues to burn despite fans' frustrations

The Orlando Magic stink and it's a disaster and Alex Martins should be fired and the Devos family needs to sell the team to Shaq and leave town …

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Pistons mailbag: Don't count on return for Billups, Tolliver

Rod Beard of The Detroit News discusses the Pistons’ front office and other offseason moves in his mailbag.

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Anthony Tolliver's heart with Detroit Pistons, but future uncertain

DETROIT - Anthony Tolliver has crisscrossed the country, playing for nine teams in his 10-year NBA career, and nowhere has he felt more at home than …

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If Budenholzer bolts, what should Hawks get in return?

As a coach, Mike Budenholzer is top notch. Smart and demanding, even if he is prone to raise his voice at the kids every now and then. Give the man a …

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With time to settle in, Griffin ready to assume Pistons leadership role

AUBURN HILLS – What Tom Gores quickly came to know about Blake Griffin, his Pistons teammates have discovered, as well.<p>“The thing I’ve been surprised …

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