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Report: Stan Van Gundy Hires Jeff Bower As New GM Of Pistons

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DALLAS - FEBRUARY 28:  Head coach Jeff Bower of the New Orleans Hornets looks on from the sideline during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center on February 28, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. The Mavericks won 108-100. Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

DALLAS – FEBRUARY 28: Head coach Jeff Bower of the New Orleans Hornets looks on from the sideline during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center on February 28, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. The Mavericks won 108-100. Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

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CBS DETROIT – The front office of the Detroit Pistons continues to take shape. The franchise hired its new head coach Stan Van Gundy in mid-May and now is evidently finalizing an agreement with the man the Pistons have chosen as their next general manager.

Jeff Bower, the former general manager of the New Orleans Pelicans, is in the process of signing on with Detroit, according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Bower spent last year as the head coach at Marist College following several years as a scout for the league office and several NBA teams. Bower became general manager of the Pelicans in 2005 and remained in that role until 2010.

Bower joined that organization in 1995, starting as an advance scout and holding various roles, including assistant coach and eventually head coach, over his long tenure with the team.

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