In Detroit’s front office, there is no more “life on Dumars.” The Pistons announced minutes ago that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. The team has already begun their search to fill the position, but no timetable has been set for when that replacement will be found.
Said Pistons owner Tom Gores in a prepared statement: “We are turning the page with great respect for what he has accomplished not only as a player and a front office executive, but as a person who has represented this team and the NBA with extraordinary dignity.”
Director of Basketball Operations Ken Catanella and Assistant General Manager George David will take over in the interim; mostly focusing on duties related to the upcoming NBA Draft and free agency signing period.
Joe Dumars, a legend on the court in the Motor City, who wasn’t able to quite duplicate that level of success off of it, will continue his relationship with the franchise as an advisor to the ...