Pistons extend contract of general manager Jeff Bower

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have extended the contract of general manager Jeff Bower. Pistons coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy says Bower has been at the forefront of the franchise's moves the past two seasons. The team didn't disclose terms of the deal announced Monday. Detroit made the playoffs this year for the first time since 2009...
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June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Bower Has Freedom To Pursue Trades As Pistons' GM

Jeff Bower can openly discuss trades with other teams as part of his job duties as general manager of the Detroit Pistons. Bower consults daily with Stan Van Gundy about ways in which the Pistons can improve their roster. "That question is asked a lot," Bower said, referring to his trade empowerment. "But no matter what the structure is, the G.M. isn't going to make a trade without...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

George David Steps Down As Assistant GM Of Pistons

George David has stepped down as assistant general manager of the Detroit Pistons. “George David has informed general manager Jeff Bower and I that he has made the decision to step down as assistant general manager,” said Stan Van Gundy, Detroit Piston Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations. “We wish George well in his future endeavors.” "17 years, an NBA Championship...
Via RealGM
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Van Gundy: New Pistons GM Bower will have say in personnel decisions

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Stan Van Gundy wants personnel decisions to be a collaborative process for Detroit's new front office. The Pistons introduced general manager Jeff Bower on Wednesday, and he'll be working with Van Gundy as the Pistons try to take a step forward after missing the playoffs the last five seasons. Van Gundy was hired last month as Detroit's coach and team...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

LIVE STREAM: Jeff Bower press conference

Watch as the Pistons introduce their new GM, Jeff Bower, at an 11:30 a.m. press conference Wednesday.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Set to Hire Jeff Bower as General Manager

Just who is Jeff Bower, and how will he fit in Detroit? A few weeks ago, I wrote about whom Stan Van Gundy would look to hire as his general manager: I do think the GM will be a relatively unknown, or one in his first stint as general manager. Enter Jeff Bower. Relative unknown? Nope. First stint as general manager? Try again. Instead of hiring the young, rising executive, Van Gundy...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Nearing Deal With Jeff Bower For General Manager Job

DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons and Jeff Bower are nearing an agreement that would make him the team’s general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the talks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal was not yet final. The Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy as their coach and team president last month. Bower was the coach at Marist College last...
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons hire Jeff Bower as new GM

DETROIT -- The Detroit Pistons, who hired Stan Van Gundy as their coach and team president last month, announced Tuesday that Jeff Bower is the team's new general manager. "I'm pleased to welcome Jeff Bower to the Detroit Pistons organization," Van Gundy said. "Jeff brings great basketball knowledge and NBA experience to our organization and he's enjoyed success in building teams...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons to hire Jeff Bower as the new team GM

Newly hired Pistons president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy made his first big front office hire Monday finalizing a deal with former New Orleans GM and current Marist College head coach Jeff Bower to become the team’s new GM. This is according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.  Bower  has a long history with Van Gundy dating back to their assistant coaching...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons close to hiring Jeff Bower as GM

Pistons coach/president Stan Van Gundy is about to make his first major front-office hire, according to published reports. As Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Monday morning, Van Gundy is close to an agreement with former New Orleans Hornets GM Jeff Bower to become Detroit's general manager. Bower spent 14 years with the franchise in Charlotte and New Orleans, including...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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