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JOE DUMARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Joe Dumars could take over Pelicans basketball operations

The New Orleans Pelicans have been one of the NBA’s biggest disappointments in 2015-16, and it could mean changes are on the horizon. According to CBS Sports’s Ken Berger, there was significant buzz that it was only “a matter of time” before the Pelicans bring in former Pistons executive Joe Dumars to take control of the team’s basketball operations. Berger notes that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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
April 14, 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

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, who spoke...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN: Joe Dumars to resign after this season

From ESPN: “Pistons president Joe Dumars is expected to resign before his contract expires on July 1, league executives have told ESPN.com.” “Dumars has spent 29 years with the franchise, as both a player and an executive, and has had a hand in every Detroit title. Drafted in 1985, he retired as a player in 1999 and took over as Pistons president in 2000. His changes led to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs fans, brace yourself for the Joe Dumars rumors

The wheels are officially in motion. With news coming out that Joe Dumars will resign from his position as Detroit Pistons team president, it shouldn’t be too long before the long-time Detroit native starts to see his name turning up more frequently with regard to (fellow Detroiter) Dan Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers are currently being run by David Griffin...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons considering Isiah Thomas to replace Joe Dumars as GM

Could former Piston guard Isiah Thomas be making his way back to the organization? According to Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News (via a league source), Pistons owner Tom Gores is seriously considering replacing GM Joe Dumars with his former back court partner Isiah Thomas. Isiah Thomas will be back in Auburn Hills at the end of the month to help the Pistons commemorate...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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