John Loyer

Rodney Stuckey #3 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket (Photo by J. Dennis/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Beat Spurs 109-100 In Loyer’s Debut

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

97.1 The Ticket–02/10/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 7:  Head coach Maurice Cheeks sits on the side line with Assistant coaches John Loyer and Maz Trakh of the Detroit Pistons 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)

Interim Coach John Loyer Disappointed For Cheeks But Ready For Opportunity

“He’ll be very good,” Billups said of Loyer. “He’s just going to be who he is. Everybody loves him.”

CBS Detroit–02/10/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 8: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against the Denver Nuggets during the game on February 8, 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)

Monroe On Cheeks Firing: ‘You Can’t Put All The Blame On Him, That’s For Sure’

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.

CBS Detroit–02/10/2014

Junior Harrington #4 and assistant coach John Loyer (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Assistant Loyer Leaving Nets To Join Frank’s Pistons

New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson says assistant John Loyer is leaving to join new Detroit coach Lawrence Frank with the Pistons.

97.1 The Ticket–09/14/2011

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