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Report: Detroit Pistons Fire Head Coach Mo Cheeks

The Detroit Pistons have fired head coach Maurice Cheeks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports! Y! Sources: The Detroit Pistons fired coach Mo Cheeks. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 9, 2014   The Pistons have underwhelmed on the season after the acquisitions of Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings, going 21-29 for ninth place in the Eastern...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Cheeks Named New Head Coach of Detroit Pistons

DETROIT – Maurice Cheeks is getting a third shot to be an NBA head coach. The Detroit Pistons are desperately hoping he makes the most of the opportunity he was given Monday, when they announced the hiring and did not disclose the length of his deal. Cheeks was 284-286 in the regular season and 5-11 during three postseasons while leading the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia...
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Despite Low Profile Stature, Maurice Cheeks Deserves Fair Chance to Change Detroit Pistons

Always smiling, Mo Cheeks takes over the Pistons’ bench looking to change a losing, negative culture and deserves a fair shot to do so. (Phillycop, Flickr) The Detroit Pistons named Maurice Cheeks their head coach on Monday, which won’t bring much fanfare around the state or reinvigorate a stale basketball brand in Auburn Hills. That doesn’t mean Cheeks himself won’t be successful...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons name Maurice Cheeks head coach

The Detroit Pistons have named Maurice Cheeks as their next head coach, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.Cheeks has spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Pistons released a statement yesterday exclaiming their excitement to have Cheeks take over the team following the dismissal of Lawrence Frank."After spending some time with Maurice...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons Hire Maurice Cheeks to be their Head Coach

Maurice Cheeks was an alright head coach his first go around posting a career record of 284-286 while with the Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers in six full seasons as a Head Coach. Now he gets a second go at it as the Detroit Pistons have come to terms with Cheeks to make him the next Head Coach. Over the last four seasons he has been an assistant for the Oklahoma City...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons officially hire Maurice Cheeks as their new head coach, could Iguodala also make his way to Detroit?

It looks like the recent reports of the Pistons offering the Maurice Cheeks the head coaching job were true. According to Marc Stein of ESPN the Pistons have officially hired Mo Cheeks to become their new head coach amid a weekend of speculation surrounding the now former Oklahoma City assistant. RT @ESPNNBA: Sources: Pistons hire Maurice Cheeks as head coach (from @ESPNSteinLine...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Pistons hire Cheeks as coach

The Pistons have hired former 76ers and Trail Blazers coach Maurice Cheeks to take over in Detroit, The Associated Press has learned. The move was made Monday, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because the hired had not yet been announced by the team. The Pistons fired Lawrence Frank in April, a day after they finished...
Via Fox Sports
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons set to offer Maurice Cheeks head coaching job… zzzzZzzzzzZZzZzz

Friday reports began to surface that the Pistons head coaching search was over and that they’ve decided to go with Maurice Cheeks who previously was at the helm of Portland and Philadelphia. Currently Mo Cheeks is an assistant for the Oklahoma City Thunder who were knocked out in the second round of the NBA Playoffs by the Memphis Grizzlies. Y! Sources: OKC assistant Mo Cheeks...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Maurice Cheeks is Leading Candidate to Land Pistons job

  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Detroit Pistons have finally targeted the man they want to take over as head coach following the dismissal of Lawrence Frank. Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Discussions on a contract could begin soon...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons Eyeing Maurice Cheeks As Coach

The Detroit Pistons are giving strong consideration to Maurice Cheeks to become their next head coach and have set up a third interview with the Oklahoma City Thunder assistant, according to sources. The consensus in coaching circles is that the Pistons' job will come down to Cheeks and Nate McMillan. Cheeks likely has the support of Joe Dumars. Cheeks has posted a career mark...
Via RealGM
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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