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Tom Gores

Detroit Pistons Notes And Quotes 6-13-11

“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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2011


Detroit Pistons Notes And Quotes 6-6-11

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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2011

Former Pistons coach John Kuester. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Search For New Pistons Coach Begins

The Detroit Pistons have fired head coach John Kuester and they are now looking for a coach to replace him.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2011

John Kuester former head coach of Detroit Pistons. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kuester Season Filled With Squabbling

The Detroit Pistons fire head coach John Kuester four days after new owner Tom Gores finalizes purchase of the team from Karen Davidson.

97.1 The Ticket–06/05/2011


Terry Foster: New Owner, Coach Should Stabilize Pistons’ Rudderless Ship

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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2011

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Charlie V. And Joe Dumars Talk After The Tom Gores News Conference

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.”

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2011

Joe Dumars talks with the media after the Tom Gores news conference (

New Owner Will Put Pressure On Dumars

Joe Dumars can finally make long overdue changes, but he’d better have a good explanation for every one of them.

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2011

Terry Foster: Authentic Tom Gores Will Change Pistons’ Dysfunctional Culture

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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/03/2011

Matt Dery: The Arrival Of Tom Gores

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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2011

Jeff Riger: Pistons Introduce Tom Gores As The New Owner

As I walked into the Palace and passed security, it was pretty apparent that there was a different feeling in Auburn Hills.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2011