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Ben Gordon #8 of the Detroit Pistons looks on during the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 19, 2012 (Photo by J. Dennis/Einstein/ Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: 3 Reasons The Pistons Are Looking Especially Bad These Days

After the NBA Lottery … Pat Caputo highlights three of the reasons the Pistons are looking especially bad these days.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2014

Head coach Stan Van Gundy leads the Orlando Magic against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on April 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Magic 101-74.  (Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Pistons Have Their Best Coach In Place Since Larry Brown [BLOG]

You could even make a case that they might have the best long-term solution as coach in place since Chuck Daly.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2014

: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)

Source: Pistons Reach Agreement With Stan Van Gundy

The Detroit Pistons have reached a deal in principle with Stan Van Gundy to make him their new coach and president of basketball operations, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2014

The Miami Heat celebrate winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Arena June 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Heat won the NBA Finals for the second consecutive year, defeating the Spurs 95-88 in Game 7 of the championship series. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Leach’s List: 2014 NBA Playoffs Preview And Predictions

Mark it down! This is a DTM Prediction Machine special!

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2014

(L-R) Chauncey Billups #1, Rasheed Wallace #30, President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars (holding trophy) and Ben Wallace #3 of the Detroit Pistons celebrate their win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2004 NBA Playoffs at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 1, 2004 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  The Pistons defeated the Pacers 69-65 and won the 2004 Eastern Conference Championship. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Blog: Stoney Gives Joe Dumars Final Grade

My overall grade is a …. and that’s ONLY because I value a championship more than anything else.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2014

Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons shoots 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)

Nets Use 3-Point Attack To Beat Pistons 116-104

The Pistons, who once trailed by 22, cut the deficit to nine at one point in the fourth quarter, led by Andre Drummond …

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

Elliot Williams #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers takes a shot against the Detroit Pistons at the Wells Fargo Center on March 29, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

76ers End 26-Game Skid, Pound Pistons 123-98

The Philadelphia 76ers snapped their NBA record-tying, 26-game losing streak, routing the Detroit Pistons 123-98 on Saturday night to avoid establishing the longest skid in U.S. major pro sports history.

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2014

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat drives to the basket against the Detroit Pistons on March 28, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

James’ Triple-Double Helps Heat Pound Pistons

The banged-up Heat had little trouble with the Pistons even though they were without Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Ray Allen and Greg Oden.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2014

Members of the Detroit Pistons get direction against the Denver Nuggets on March 19, 2014 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Shut Down Pistons 118-109

Greg Monroe scored 22 points to lead the Pistons, who lost their 11th in a row on the road.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2014

Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons boxes out Amir Johnson #15 of the Toronto Raptors during the game on March 12, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Drummond Leaves Game After Being Hit On Head

Drummond fell to the ground after what looked like inadvertent contact with Roy Hibbert of the Pacers during a scramble near the basket.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2014

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