JOE DUMARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Grant Hill is a candidate for the Pistons GM job

A few days ago, the Pistons announced that Joe Dumars would no longer be general manager of the team. Even though he was the architect behind the 2004 championship team, this is a “what have you done for me lately?” […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Candidate For Pistons GM Job

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Detroit Pistons have interest in Grant Hill as a possible successor to Joe Dumars as the teams GM. Pistons vowing broad search for Joe Dumars' successor, but two names already in circulation to be on their list: Scott Perry and Grant Hill — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 16, 2014 Pistons also said to have interest in talking to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons oust Joe Dumars from role as President of Basketball Operations

After a disappointing season in which the Detroit Pistons failed to make the playoffs in a very weak Eastern Conference, the team announced today that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. The team already has launched a search for a replacement.Dumars, a standout guard for the Pistons in his playing days, will continue his relationship...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ Joe Dumars Officially Steps Down As General Manager

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Joe Dumars is stepping down as the Detroit Pistons’ president of basketball operations. The team made the move official Monday, a day after the Pistons lost their home finale and dropped to 29-52 with one game remaining in the season. Detroit will miss the postseason for a fifth consecutive year. “It’s time to turn the page on a wonderful chapter and...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Dumars out; new interim leadership in Detroit Pistons front office

In Detroit’s front office, there is no more “life on Dumars.” The Pistons announced minutes ago that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. The team has already begun their search to fill the position, but no timetable has been set for when that replacement will be found. Said Pistons owner Tom Gores in a prepared statement...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dumars' storied Pistons career comes to an end

One of the most extraordinary careers in Detroit sports is over. Joe Dumars still has a paper title at the Palace of Auburn Hills -- he's now an "adviser" to owner Tom Gores -- but his 29 years as a key member of the Pistons organization ended with Monday's front-office shakeup. While members of Gores' inner circle are preparing the team for the draft and free...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Dumars Officially Quits as Pistons President

Joe Dumars is officially out as President of the Detroit Pistons. It was rumored for quite some time but the team announced it this morning: UPDATE: The #Pistons announced today that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) April 14, 2014 Dumars had early success with the team and they did win...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Dumars reportedly out as Detroit Pistons president

At the end of yet another ugly season the Detroit Pistons have announced that they will not renew the contract of Joe Dumars. Dumars had been the Pistons’ team president since the 2000-01 season but struggled in recent years in rebuilding a team that lost so many key components from their 2004 championship team. The […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dumars out as Pistons president of basketball operations

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Joe Dumars tried to push the Detroit Pistons back toward the playoffs with a couple of big moves last offseason. That didn't work, and now the Pistons will be hiring someone else to replace him. Detroit has decided not to renew Dumars' contract as president of basketball operations, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday. The person,...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Dumars Will Be Retained as “Adviser” to Pistons

There have been several reports that Joe Dumars will be out as Pistons President but the last gem about this just show that they can’t fire him properly: Joe Dumars will not have his contract renewed as #Pistons president, in an ownership decision. He did NOT resign. — David Mayo (@David_Mayo) April 13, 2014 Dumars will remain with the team as an adviser. The team has...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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