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Maurice Cheeks has accepted the Detroit Pistons' position of head coach.
Cheeks was most recently an assistant coach with the Oklahoma City Thunder and was previously the head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers.
Cheeks replaces Lawrence Frank with the Pistons.
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Maurice Cheeks was an alright head coach his first go around posting a career record of 284-286 while with the Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers in six full seasons as a Head Coach. Now he gets a second go at it as the Detroit Pistons have come to terms with Cheeks to make him the next Head Coach.
Over the last four seasons he has been an assistant for the Oklahoma City...
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After a few days of lingering rumors, the Detroit Pistons have officially announced that their next head coach will be Oklahoma City assistant Maurice Cheeks.
The Pistons will be Cheeks’ third head coaching stint, and prior to being the assistant to Scott Brooks in OKC, Cheeks was the head coach of the Portland Trailblazers (or Jailblazers as they were commonly referred as) and...
If the Detroit Pistons were looking for a point guard Monday, they certainly found a great one.
Maurice Cheeks went to four All-Star Games in a 15-year career, made it onto four All-Defensive First Teams and won a championship with the Philadelphia 76ers, all while playing the point at the same time as Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson, Dennis Johnson and John Stockton.
Of course, at...
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The Detroit Pistons took nearly three months to find their next coach after firing Lawrence Frank, but they have finally found their guy. That guy is Maurice “Mo” Cheeks. Cheeks, who has previously been the head man in Philadelphia and Portland, has worked out a multi-year agreement with the team, but details have not been disclosed. Pistons president of basketball...
Nearly two months after Lawrence Frank was fired, the Detroit Pistons introduced their new coach - Maurice Cheeks.
The search took awhile because the Pistons have been mediocre for a few years and need this decision to work.
Cheeks becomes the franchise's fourth coach in six seasons - following Frank, John Kuester and Michael Curry. He is the ninth since the 1999-2000 season...
Maurice Cheeks was a great point guard and heady leader during his playing days, and here’s hoping he can be a great leader in his second go round as a head coach.
ESPN is reporting that the Detroit Pistons have hired Cheeks to be their new head coach.
ESPN sources: Mo Cheeks has today agreed to take Detroit Pistons' job. Story posting online at ESPN as we speak
— Marc Stein...
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The Detroit Pistons have found their man. After a six week search after they brought in Hall of Famer Phil Jackson to help with the coaching search, they hired former Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers head coach Maurice “Mo” Cheeks.
ESPN’s Mark Stein was the first to report the story.
Cheeks was hired after it came down to another former Blazers coach Nate McMillan...
Loved him as a player, but I'm not sold on his as a coach.