John Kuester

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Sampson Added To Coaching Staff With Rockets

Kelvin Sampson is now part of the Houston Rockets coaching staff, he was also a candidate to replace the fired John Kuester in Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–07/13/2011

John Kuester former head coach of Detroit Pistons. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lakers Add Kuester New Coach Brown’s Staff

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired John Kuester as an assistant under new coach Mike Brown, reuniting the duo who worked in Cleveland together.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2011

Charlie Villanueva played in the Celebrity Softball Game. (File Getty Images)

Celebrity Softball Buzzes With Pistons’ Chatter

The second annual Celebrity Softball Game took place Saturday afternoon, and while the game was good, most of the talk centered around the upcoming season for the Pistons.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2011

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Khang’s Blog: Now The Pistons Can Make Some Moves

So the Pistons finally announced this week that John Kuester will not be returning as their head coach next season.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2011

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Woodson, Sampson On List Of Pistons Candidates

Pistons management huddled Sunday to begin formulating a list of candidates to replace John Kuester as head coach, with defensive-minded coaches possessing experience and/or a commanding presence dominating the early discussions.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2011

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Pistons Fire John Kuester As Head Coach

It was expected, but John Kuester was relieved of his head coaching position in Detroit, the team announced yesterday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2011

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Detroit Pistons Notes And Quotes 6-2-11

However, a source told’s Ken Berger on Sunday that Kuester “had not been let go and that no decisions will be made until Tom Gores officially takes over.” Gores is the team’s new owner, having agreed to purchase the team from Karen Davidson.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2011

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Kuester’s Future Subject Of Conflicting Reports

After a tumultuous season of player protests, public bickering, constant rotation changes and another trip to the NBA Draft Lottery, the Detroit Pistons and head coach John Kuester have reportedly parted ways. reports that […]

97.1 The Ticket–05/30/2011

Tom Gores New Owner Of The Detroit Pistons. (

Detroit Pistons Notes And Quotes 5-23-11

Billionaire financier Tom Gores is expected to receive final approval from the league’s Board of Governors to purchase the franchise and its assets from current owner Karen Davidson, widow of longtime owner Bill Davidson.

97.1 The Ticket–05/23/2011

Head coach John Kuester of the Detroit will not return next season. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Khang’s Blog: John Kuester On The Hot Seat

In my opinion John Kuester has coached his last game as the Detroit Pistons head coach.

97.1 The Ticket–04/14/2011