Stop the presses! The Detroit Pistons have hired Maurice “Mo” Cheeks…
Well this is the point Detroit Basketball is at, the Pistons hired the equivalent of the Blue Light Special of coaches. Immediately I thought, come on Gores! (for those that lost interest years ago, the Pistons have a new owner and his name is in fact Tom Gores) This is it? You’re a West Coast billionaire that brought in Phil Jackson to help. Boo this man!
Most fans thought Brian Shaw was a given, seeing Jackson’s past ties to him. Shaw was also a man looking for a job, and the Pistons didn’t pull the trigger. (I’m sure we’ll hear more later)
But onto the Pistons and Mo Cheeks
First, who wants to coach this team? They don’t want to pay big time coach money and they don’t have a roster a big time coach would want.
And as for job security… this job has none. Frankly the body count behind Joe D rivals Rambo.
Not to say the roster is terrible, it’s bad, but there is some light at the end of the tunnel. Greg Monroe and An