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Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy can accept when the Pistons simply get beat by a better team despite their best effort. He wasn't happy at all with Detroit's loss in Denver last month. The Pistons look to avoid their first three-game skid since late December by defeating the visiting Nuggets for just the third time in 12 meetings Wednesday night. Detroit (27-26) scored its fewest...
Via Associated Press
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Stan Van Gundy credits Knicks for handling of Derek Fisher firing

NBA head coaches typically get a bit defensive and critical when one of their own loses their job. And while Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy indicated he feels bad for Derek Fisher after he lost his job with the New York Knicks, he praised the organization for handling the situation the right way. Specifically speaking, Van Gundy believes the way in which the Knicks cut...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Stan Van Gundy thinks the New York Knicks handled Derek Fisher’s firing the right way

The one thing that I have noticed when a NBA head coach gets fired is that Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy will have something to say about it. Sometimes he asked for his thoughts and sometimes he gives his opinion even when his not asked for it. So of course when it was announced that the New York Knicks decided to part ways head coach Derek Fisher, Van Gundy had something...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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LeBron: ‘I don’t really see a problem’ with Hack-a-Shaq

With Adam Silver saying recently he is beginning to see no other option other than alter NBA rules to counteract the overuse of the “Hack-a-(Whomever)” practice currently plaguing the NBA, LeBron James was asked his opinion of the swirling controversy. Simply stated, James has little problem with teams employing the strategy and that changes aren’t really necessary. I don’t...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Stan Van Gundy blasts Jennings-Young trade rumor

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy isn’t a fan of NBA trade rumors ahead of the deadline. Granted, he’s probably not a fan of them at any time of the year, but SVG took aim at a particular Brandon Jennings-Thaddeus Young rumbling that emerged Thursday, which suggests his Pistons would ship away Jennings to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Young. Aaron McMann of MLive...
Via The Sports Daily
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Report: Pistons, Nets discussing Brandon Jennings-Thaddeus Young trade

The Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets are reportedly discussing a trade involving Brandon Jennings and Thaddeus Young. According to Chris Sheridan as Sheridan Hoops, the Nets would be willing to sign Jennings long-term before he becomes a free agent at the end of the season, and are one of several teams interested in the point guard. The Pistons already have Reggie Jackson at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics take aim at ailing Pistons

The Boston Celtics have done in the last three weeks what Stan Van Gundy hoped his Detroit Pistons would: make a move as most of the Eastern Conference treads water. While the ailing Pistons are stuck in the current, the Celtics are looking to continue swimming downstream when they host Detroit on Wednesday night. Boston (28-22) has dropped two of three in this series already this...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy: Get rid of instant replay in all sports

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy is not a fan of instant replay, so much so that he would like to see it eliminated not only from basketball, but all sports. Before the Pistons played the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, Van Gundy went on a rant about how he’s not a fan of the process, via The Brooklyn Game’s Devin Kharpertian: “If it were up to me, in all of sports, we’d...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy: Cavaliers front office ‘crazy’ for firing David Blatt

Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy let the Cleveland Cavaliers front office have it for firing David Blatt. Van Gundy spoke to the Detroit media on Saturday and, in usual SVG fashion, didn’t hold back in his assessment of the situation. Here are a few choice quotes: SVG on Blatt firing: “It’s absurd and I agree with Rick Carlisle. It’s embarrassing for the league.” — Vincent...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy blasts NBA over ‘Hack-a-Drummond’ strategy

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy took the NBA to task for its role in how Andre Drummond was intentionally fouled so many times he took an astounding 36 free throws in Wednesday’s 123-114 victory over the Houston Rockets. And Van Gundy isn’t happy about it and holds the NBA directly responsible for it. “That's the game the league wants, so that’s what fans get...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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