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Pistons To Give More Time To Young Players

John Loyer suggested the playing rotation could change some in April as official playoff elimination draws near for the Detroit Pistons. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jonas Jerebko have regained their status in the rotation, while some of the younger players, such as rookies Peyton Siva and Tony Mitchell, and Italian sharpshooter Gigi Datome, await their chances. "You'll see different...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons To Address Job Status Of Joe Dumars, John Loyer After Season

With Joe Dumars in the final season of his contract and John Loyer serving as an interim coach, Tom Gores said the Detroit Pistons will address the statuses of both once the season ends. “We got to finish the season," Gores said. "We’re gonna get it done. We’re going to finish the season and then we’re gonna regroup and we’re going to reflect. But I’m not giving up...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers-Pistons Preview

Interim coach John Loyer would like to follow his winning debut by leading the Detroit Pistons to their longest home winning streak in six years. The Cleveland Cavaliers, meanwhile, haven't won four straight in any fashion since LeBron James left for Miami. The Pistons go for another win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night before both teams enter the All-Star break. While Detroit...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons impress in Loyer's debut

Hours before John Loyer made his debut as Detroit's interim coach, Chauncey Billups offered a preview. ''He's always very energetic at all times,'' Billups said. ''I don't know what we're going to do in second halves because he won't have a voice. He always loses his voice in the first half.'' Billups' assessment was spot on, at least through one game. Loyer coached the Pistons...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons beat Spurs 109-100 in Loyer's debut

Brandon Jennings scored 21 points, and the Detroit Pistons beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-100 on Monday night in John Loyer's first game as interim coach. Detroit abruptly fired Maurice Cheeks on Sunday after only 50 games as coach, but although they've been unimpressive for the most part this season, the Pistons have played better lately. The comfortable win over the Spurs was...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons move on with Loyer at helm

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Chauncey Billups is nearing the end of a distinguished career and he has seen enough to realize that change can come at any time in the NBA. Still, when the Detroit Pistons fired Maurice Cheeks after only 50 games as coach, he was surprised. "I think, first of all, everybody was a little caught off guard," Billups said. "It's the NBA. You never know what...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons try to stay focused after coaching change

In the NBA, change can happen at any time. Especially for the Detroit Pistons, it seems. Detroit fired coach Maurice Cheeks on Sunday, and the Pistons are trying to move on quickly Monday, when they host the San Antonio Spurs. Assistant John Loyer is taking over the coaching duties on an interim basis, and Detroit can ill afford a difficult adjustment period. The Pistons enter the...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

John Loyer will take over Pistons head coaching duties the rest of the year

With Cheeks gone, the Pistons will reportedly hand the reins over to assistant John Loyer for the rest of the season this according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski who also stated that the Pistons won’t be conduction a coaching search right now. Detroit plans to let John Loyer coach the rest of season, league sources tells Yahoo Sports. Pistons won't be conducting a search...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons To Let John Loyer Finish Season, Begin Search In Offseason

The Detroit Pistons won't conduct a coaching search until the end of the season. John Loyer will coach the Pistons for the remainder of the season after the club fired Maurice Cheeks. Lionel Hollins has been mentioned as a possible candidate the Pistons will pursue.
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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