“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.
Anyone hoping to see the Pistons move to the city of Detroit should not hold their breath. New owner Tom Gores is happy with the team’s current arena, The Palace of Auburn Hills, even though it is more than 20 years old.
The Detroit Pistons have fired head coach John Kuester and they are now looking for a coach to replace him.
The Detroit Pistons fire head coach John Kuester four days after new owner Tom Gores finalizes purchase of the team from Karen Davidson.
Battered and bruised Pistons coach John Kuester is expected to meet today with new owner Tom Gores and team president Joe Dumars — and every sign points to Coach Q packing his bags and finding a soft landing spot in Los Angeles.
Gores was asked who he will turn to for basketball knowledge and then looked down in the front row and said “Joe Dumars will tell me everything I need to know.”
Joe Dumars can finally make long overdue changes, but he’d better have a good explanation for every one of them.
Tom Gores came across as a normal guy. He was a little nervous. He seemed genuine while describing his life story and his desire to own the Pistons.
Tom Gores is here and he is ready to get to work. The Platinum Equity
CEO is now the new owner of the Detroit Pistons and today he held his first press conference since acquiring the team.
As I walked into the Palace and passed security, it was pretty apparent that there was a different feeling in Auburn Hills.