Joe Dumars selected Maurice Cheeks.
Joe Dumars also selected Michael Curry, John Kuester and Lawrence Frank. Most of the personnel decisions which have ended in disaster over the years have been on Dumars, as well. It was Dumars who once said there were “no sacred cows,” then proceeded to make no moves to shake the team up. It was Dumars who handed out comical contracts to Charlie...
The Detroit Pistons have fired coach Maurice Cheeks according to a person familiar with the decision.
The person spoke Sunday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the move had not been announced.
Cheeks lasted a little more than half a season in his first year in Detroit.
The Pistons are 21-29 and in ninth place in the Eastern Conference, entering Sunday....
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February 09, 2014
Maurice Cheeks has been fired by the Detroit Pistons, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported, in a rather startling turn of events that follows on the heels of back-to-back home wins over the Nets and Nuggets. After spending big bucks this offseason on Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith, the Pistons sit at a disappointing 21-29 but are just a half-game out of a playoff spot in the Eastern...