Posted December 20, 2011 on AP on Fox
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Perhaps no team needs a fresh start more than the Pistons. Detroit went 30-52 last season while coach John Kuester's relationship with players appeared to deteriorate. Kuester was fired in June, and the team hired Lawrence Frank to replace him. Frank isn't interested in dwelling on the past. His challenge is to make the Pistons relevant again with a roster that isn't all that different from the one that seemed so dysfunctional a year ago. Richard Hamilton was waived earlier this month, but the Pistons stopped short of cleaning house. Rodney Stuckey, the team's top scorer in 2010-11, is back after signing as a restricted free agent.
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