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JOE DUMARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Pistons’ Joe Dumars No Longer Deserves Retired Number

 (mrzh, Flicker) Joe Dumars left the Detroit Pistons without a first round pick, without a path forward and with a largely talent-less rosters. Despite being an all-time Pistons great, his work as a GM has irreparably harmed the franchise and he no longer deserves a retired number. Obviously the Pistons will never take his banner from the rafters of the Palace, but the fact he is...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: GM search moving slowly

The Detroit Pistons are in search for a new general manager following Joe Dumars resignation. The former Detroit “Bad Boy” spent 14 years as the Pistons president of basketball operations. Detroit hired Jed Hughes, a representative of national search firm Korn Ferry, to assist in the Pistons’ GM search. Hughes’ services were retained for the same reasons last summer by the...
Via isportsweb.com
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 16, 2014  |  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
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons land Josh Smith in hopes of better days

There are a LOT of mixed feelings about Josh Smith.  There are some Piston fans that are hopeful after this acquisition and there are others who may be disgusted.  Smith has been a controversial locker room-guy throughout much of his career but he has been pushing for a change of scenery the last couple years in Atlana.  My verdict: if the Pistons are trying to win now (and they...
Via isportsweb.com
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss
DARKO FREED

Report: Milicic not returning to NBA

Darko Milicic, one of the biggest busts in draft history, announced that his NBA basketball career effectively is over, saying, "This is a done deal."

Via The Victory Formation
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The latest buzz on the Detroit Pistons coaching rumors

On June 3rd, 2008, the Detroit Pistons fired Flip Saunders after reaching the Eastern Conference Finals three seasons in a row. June 10th, 2008, the Detroit Pistons hire Michael Curry after serving only one season as an assistant. June 30, 2009 the Detroit Pistons fire Michael Curry after one season and on July 9th, 2009 the Detroit Pistons hire John Kuester. Where am I going with...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Dumars, Pistons have a huge summer ahead

Alright, I’m not sure why I keep going on these Detroit Pistons tangents in the midst of one of the best NBA playoffs in recent years, but I can’t stress enough how huge this summer is for the this organization. With money at their disposal, a top 10 pick in the 2013 NBA draft and young talent that can be shopped around, the Pistons are in a great position to once again contend...
Via isportsweb.com
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Dumars Won’t be Returning to the Pistons Next Season

  According to Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News, the Detroit Pistons and team president Joe Dumars, are set to go their separate ways after the this season has reached its conclusion. The Pistons aren’t in the playoffs for the fourth straight season and they’ve been irrelevant for a lot longer, as they’re almost 10 years removed from their championship season under...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Owner Gores, Dumars optimistic about '12-13 Pistons

AUBURN HILLS -- Tom Gores says the biggest thing he had to learn in his first year as Pistons owner is patience. He still doesn't have a lot of it. Gores had a end-of-season meeting with the media Thursday evening, and his message was clear. "We better make the playoffs this season," he said. Team president Joe Dumars and Pistons coach Lawrence Frank had their end...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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