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: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

BROOKLYN, NY - APRIL 4: John Loyer of the Detroit Pistons rectas during the game against the Brooklyn Nets on April 4, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. 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 Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

ESPN Ranks John Loyer As The Worst NBA Coach

Is this ranking fair to John Loyer?

97.1 The Ticket–04/08/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 10: Head Coach John Loyer speaks with Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons against the San Antonio Spurs during the game on February 10, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Loyer Implements Offensive, Defensive Changes For Pistons

The Detroit Pistons fired former coach Maurice Cheeks because team owner Tom Gores shared a common public opinion that the team’s record does not match its talent, so interim coach John Loyer has switched up what the Pistons do on offense and defense to try to get the most out of the group.

97.1 The Ticket–02/18/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 12: Will Bynum #12 of the Detroit Pistons shoots a layup against the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 12, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons, Bobcats Vie For Playoff Spot In First Of Back-to-Back Games

As Detroit tries to get back into the playoff picture, a miniseries with the Charlotte Bobcats will be one of their best opportunities.

CBS Detroit–02/18/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 12: Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against the Detroit Pistons on February 12, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Loyer Will Spend All-Star Break Looking For Answers After Another Fourth-Quarter Meltdown

The NBA All-Star Break will not be a vacation for Detroit Pistons interim coach John Loyer.

CBS Detroit–02/13/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 7: Kyle Singler #25 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on February 7, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

New Role Not Changing New Pistons Interim Coach John Loyer

Not all head coaches work one-on-one daily with players, so Loyer’s has continuing tutelage of Singler is a little bit surprising.

CBS Detroit–02/12/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 10: Head Coach John Loyer speaks with Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons against the San Antonio Spurs during the game on February 10, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Go For Fourth Straight Win In Wednesday’s Game Versus Cavs

Currently on a three-game win streak and on the cusp of the All-Star Break, the Pistons cannot slip into the vacation mindset just yet.

CBS Detroit–02/12/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 10: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons looks to pass the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the game on February 10, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Win Third Straight, Fifth In Seven Games, In John Loyer’s Debut As Head Coach

Even as they built a sizable lead in the second half, up to 23 points, the Pistons never let off the gas. That thrilled interim coach John Loyer.

CBS Detroit–02/11/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 10:  Head Coach John Loyer of the Detroit Pistons directs his team against the San Antonio Spurs during the game on February 10, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

John Loyer Gives Pistons What They Need In First Game As Head Coach

The head coaching career of John Loyer could hardly have started any better than it did Monday night.

CBS Detroit–02/11/2014

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