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