Detroit abruptly fired Maurice Cheeks on Sunday after only 50 games as coach, but although they’ve been unimpressive for the most part this season, the Pistons have played better lately. T
“He’ll be very good,” Billups said of Loyer. “He’s just going to be who he is. Everybody loves him.”
When players received a group text that Detroit Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks had been fired after just 50 games, including back-to-back wins that weekend, the news came as a serious surprise.
It was painfully obvious that Cheeks was not the right guy to coach this group of talented but mismatched players.
The Pistons had won two straight and four of their last six, but it was too late for new head coach Maurice Cheeks, who was fired Sunday.
Yahoo Sports reports that Mo Cheeks, the head coach for the Detroit Pistons has been fired.
The game didn’t quite match Detroit’s 186-184 triple-overtime win over Denver 30 years ago, but still saw 11 players score in double figures and the Pistons put up a season high in points.
Andre Drummond had 15 points and 21 assists, Brandon Jennings narrowly missed a triple-double and the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-95 Friday night.
The NBA’s Eastern Conference is awful — and it only appears to be getting worse, particularly at the bottom of the standings.
With a win Friday, the Pistons could both propel themselves and deal a blow to Brooklyn.
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