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ORLANDO, FL - MAY 5: Stan Van Gundy, head coach of the Orlando Magic, speaks after his team's loss to the Indiana Pacers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2012 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Paul Chapman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Detroit Pistons Name Stan Van Gundy Head Coach And President Of Basketball Operations

The Detroit Pistons announced today that Stan Van Gundy has been appointed head coach and president of basketball operations.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2014

Head coach Stan Van Gundy leads the Orlando Magic against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on April 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Magic 101-74.  (Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Pistons Have Their Best Coach In Place Since Larry Brown [BLOG]

You could even make a case that they might have the best long-term solution as coach in place since Chuck Daly.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2014

:Stan Van Gundy, head coach of the Orlando Magic, directs his team against the Indiana Pacers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 5, 2012 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE  (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Pistons Hire Stan Van Gundy As Coach, Give Him Control Of Basketball Operations

Three months removed from firing Maurice Cheeks and one month removed from parting ways with Joe Dumars, the Pistons have made a hire.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2014

Head Coach Stan Van Gundy -FILE PHOTO  (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Pistons Pursuing Stan Van Gundy

According to Yahoo Sports, the Pistons have offered Van Gundy full control of basketball operations and the role of head coach.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2014

Magic Johnson. (File photo WWJ)

Magic Johnson Suggests Donald Sterling Should Sell Clippers After Alleged Racist Remarks

He’s been controversial for decades. Clippers owner Donald Sterling now faces more trouble — a nationwide firestorm over racist comments he allegedly made in a recorded conversation with his girlfriend.

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Tracy McGrady Signs With Baseball Team

Former NBA star Tracy McGrady signed Wednesday to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the independent Atlantic League.

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2014

The Miami Heat celebrate winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Arena June 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Heat won the NBA Finals for the second consecutive year, defeating the Spurs 95-88 in Game 7 of the championship series. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Leach’s List: 2014 NBA Playoffs Preview And Predictions

Mark it down! This is a DTM Prediction Machine special!

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2014

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In Honor Of The Bad Boys Retrospective: The Five Best Sports Documentaries [BLOG]

How did you watch the Bad Boys retrospective?

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2014

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 8: Rodney Stuckey #3 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket during the game against Pero Antic #6 of the Atlanta Hawks on April 8, 2014 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Face Another Uncertain Offseason

Rodney Stuckey stood near his locker after what might have been his final home game for the Detroit Pistons.

97.1 The Ticket–04/17/2014

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - APRIL 16: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 16, 2014 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Durant Has 42, Thunder Beat Pistons 112-111

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2014

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