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NEW YORK - JUNE 27: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope poses for a portrait after being selected number 8th overall by the Detroit Pistons during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 27, 2013 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 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Matt Dery: Pistons Draft Left Backlash From Fans

I have never seen anything like it. People who say the Pistons are dead in this town are wrong.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2013

BLOOMINGTON, IN - JANUARY 27: Cody Zeller #40 of the Indiana Hoosiers shoots the ball while defended by Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans during the game at Assembly Hall on January 27, 2013 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Matt Dery’s Pistons Rumor Mill

It is two days before the NBA Draft and the Pistons, like every other organization, are busy putting the final touches on their game plan for Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/25/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 18: Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs walks past 'The Finals' logo on court while playing the Miami Heat during Game Six of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 18, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, 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 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Game 6 Of The NBA Finals Leaves Matt Dery Shaking His Head

How did the Spurs let that game get away last night?

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

(Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Three Things Learned From The Maurice Cheeks Press Conference About Joe Dumars

By now you know that the Pistons have officially named Maurice Cheeks as their new head coach.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

(Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cheeks Is Pistons’ New Coach, With Work To Do

Nearly two months after Lawrence Frank was fired, the Detroit Pistons introduced their new coach — Maurice Cheeks.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

Detroit Pistons vs. Philadelphia 76ers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2008 NBA Playoffs at the Palace of Auburn Hills on April 23, 2008 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Getty Images)

Pistons’ New Coach Revered For Character, But Can He Win Games?

Some people question how good a coach he is because of his mediocre 284-286 record as a head coach, but no one disputes the kind of person he is.

CBS Detroit–06/12/2013

Andre Drummond #1 of the Detroit Pistons during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on February 3, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Andre Drummond Plans To Finish College

Drummond added: “I just give it my all every day, that’s what the fans expect out of me and that’s what I’m going to give them.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 3: Nate McMillan, head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, watches his team play the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 3, 2012 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon. 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 Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nate McMillan To Interview With The Pistons Today

97.1 The Ticket’s Matt Dery reports that the Pistons are interviewing Nate McMillan for their Head Coaching job today.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2013

Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers. (File Photo Getty Images)

Papa Is Back And The Pistons Search Is Underway

This Tigers reunion with Jose Valverde is borderline laughable.

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - JUNE 23: (L-R) Joe Dumars, President of the Detroit Pistons and Tom Gores, Owner of the Detroit Pistons 'fist bump' to show their excitement during the Detroit Pistons Draft Night Party at the Palace of Auburn Hills on June 23, 2011 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 2011 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Matt Dery: The Keyword Is Culture

Pistons owner Tom Gores was in the building last night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2013

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