Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/15/13
The Detroit Pistons are wrapping up a fourth straight season without a playoff berth, and the future of team president Joe Dumars and coach Lawrence Frank is looking increasingly uncertain. Owner Tom Gores said as much Monday night at the team's home finale. ''I'd say I expected better results. I met with Joe and Lawrence (on Sunday) and let them know that,'' Gores said. ''They are great guys that know their business, but I'm here assessing everything. My job is to move this franchise forward.'' Gores spoke briefly with reporters before Detroit's game against Philadelphia. When asked if Dumars and Frank are safe in their jobs, Gores didn't tip his hand. ''We're assessing that right now,'' he said. ''I think both of them, including ownership, has to be accountable for the year.'' Gores bought the team before the lockout-shortened 2011-12 campaign. The Pistons are now facing a crucial offseason. They'll have another high draft pick after landing Greg Monroe, Brandon Knight and A...
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