Found April 25, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
Former Piston, Lindsey Hunter (1993-2000 and 2003-08), will likely interview for the head coaching position with the team. Hunter served as interim head coach for the Suns this season when Alvin Gentry was fired in January.
According to The Detroit News:
A report by CBS radio Detroit stated Hunter, interim head coach for Phoenix, has asked the Suns for permission to interview for the Pistons’ opening.
A source close to the situation Monday said Hunter would probably be interviewed, along with a bevy of other candidates.
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Lindsey Hunter will interview for the Detroit Pistons’ vacant head coaching job.
“It’s just an interview, like any other,” said Hunter, who interviewed for the Orlando Magic’s head coaching job last summer. “They (the Pistons) have a coaching opening and I was fortunate that they’d consider me. Hopefully, I’ll continue to gain interest from other people.”
Lindsey Hunter has asked the Phoenix Suns to allow him to interview for the Detroit Pistons' head coaching vacancy and will likely be granted permission soon, according to a source.
Hunter was named interim coach of the Suns in January, replacing Alvin Gentry.
As an NBA player, Hunter spent 12 of his 17 seasons with the Pistons.
The Pistons fired Lawrence Frank last week.
The Detroit Pistons reportedly want to interview former player Lindsey Hunter to be their next head coach. Hiring him would be a big mistake. (Raps Fan, Flickr)
If the Detroit Pistons are truly intent on bottoming out as a franchise, hiring former guard Lindsey Hunter as the team’s next head coach would be an excellent step in that direction.
It was reported yesterday that Hunter...