By Ashley Dunkak
Recent acquisition Josh Smith hit a last-second 3-pointer that gave the Detroit Pistons a preseason victory, and no one – not even the players, it seemed – celebrated with more abandon than Pistons owner Tom Gores.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
As the players high-fived and slapped each other on the back, the 49-year-old billionaire rushed into the pack, apparently surprising the players, who looked a little unsure of who the guy was and why he was there.READ MORE: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
A resident of Los Angeles, Gores has been criticized for not being present often enough in his first two years of owning the Pistons. He told reporters weeks ago that they would be seeing much more of him this season.MORE NEWS: Gov. Whitmer Won’t Discuss Trip After Reported Use Of Private Jet
He certainly stayed true to that promise Thursday.