The Pistons opened their new season at the Palace Wednesday night with new team owner Tom Gores on hand, watching closely. Before tip-off, Gores told reporters he’s excited about the future.
Perhaps no team needs a fresh start more than the Pistons, who went 30-52 last season. Coach John Kuester was fired in June, and Detroit hired Lawrence Frank to replace him.
Two men allegedly made their way into Gores’ exclusive gated community, knocked on his door at 10 p.m. Sunday, and Gores himself answered.
The Detroit Pistons have hired Ken Catanella as director of basketball operations.
-A few Michigan business owners are among the richest people in America.
There has been talk of a revised draft being discussed in the CBA negotiations for some time.
Just when the Pistons opened for business again, they might have to close up shop for an extended period.
Alan Ostfield is out as President and CEO of Palace Sports and Entertainment.
The report says that new owner Tom Gores has former Knicks President Dave Checketts helping him out and that Checketts is behind the Patrick Ewing for head coach interview.
“I need to deliver on the standards of your passion. I promise I will lose sleep to deliver to that standard.” — New owner Tom Gores on his promise to the fans to make the team a winner again.