The Pistons finished up another long disappointing season by way of a 103-99 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The loss gave the Detroit a final record of 29-52 which is probably good for 11th in the Eastern Conference and yet another year out of the playoff picture. And of course with the underwhelming performance throughout the season questions on retaining the head coach, in this case Lawrence Frank are going to be asked.
However, Frank may have beaten new owner Tom Gores to the punch with an ultimatum… pick up my fourth year option or you wont need to fire me, I’ll quit.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Pistons head coach told Gores and general manager Joe Dumars after the game Wednesday night essentially that he wouldn’t be a lame duck coach heading into the next season while the team continues to rebuild.
With his brief tenure rapidly reaching a crossroads, Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank informed owner Tom Gores that he shouldn’t be retained for the third y...