2013/2014 Pistons news and Happenings

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  1. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    I've never seen that turn out poorly save for every other time it's been done.
     
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    They can't wait too long. The draft is at the end of June and I'm guessing there would be some prep time involved.
     
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    It's not going to help having at least 3 other teams searching for coaches - all more desirable locations than Detroit (LAL, NYK, GSW).

    Unfortunately the timing for us to be hiring a new coach is far from ideal...
     
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    AKA standard protocol for the Pistons.

    How else can you end up with the biggest clown time after time without letting the good teams skim the cream off the top?

    I can't wait to see this arranged marriage between the next GM and coach.
     
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    We should come up with a list of the biggest clowns and start narrowing down the choice. Who are the possible candidates?
     
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    I'm always partial to the guys from the late '80's early '90's like Gene Shue, Jimmy Lynam or Kevin Loughery who kept getting jobs despite their dismal W-L records. Matty Goukas could be another candidate. Lawrence Frank back for a second tour of duty after a one year break would be an interesting twist of the knife. Mo Cheeks?
     
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    What about a Kuester/Gilbert Arenas combo? Gil can pick up where Skiles and Cheeks left off in the Jennings mentoring and a Kuester rethread have Pistons written all over it.
     
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    Matty Goukas is a good one.

    Mike Fratello, Alvin Gentry, and Jerry Tarkanian would all be good too.
     
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    Follow the Nets success story and hire Chauncey Billups for coach. Jason Kidd is doing great in his first year as a coach. His team made it to the playoffs, and made it to the second round. They look like they're on the path to take the defending champions all the way to 4 games in the second round.

    Hell, why don't we just go all-in? Dumars built the second championship team as an executive. Have those old farts from 2004 come in and build the third one. Bup bup & Sheed on the sidelines. Big Ben as the scout. Like I said, Rip can be in charge of media relations. Once he retires, Prince can organize the family picnics and golf outings.

    Of course, the Big Nasty can be in charge of security.
     
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    NY Post ranks the 6 open coaching jobs.

    Ranking the six available NBA coaching jobs | New York Post
     
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    Ruh-roh
     
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    Our list of coaching candidates will be called The Blue Light Specials...
     
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    If it weren't for these pesky NY reporters the Pistons could be conducting their coaching and GM searches in total anonymity.
     
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    I'd like to see Gores take a look at some veteran coaches like Dick Harter or Dick Motta. Stan Albeck is another.
     
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    When you say veteran, are these guys vets of WWI or WWII? I don't think either of the three is under the age of 75... 80....
     
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    I really don't want Mark Jackson. But at this point the options are limited.

    George Karl has addressed a desire to come back and coach. I would definitely take him on board. Same goes for Lionel Hollins (who we should have hired in the first place). But the reality is that there are few top level NBA coaches who would be willing to come to Detroit.
     
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    After reading that Post article...I'm beginning to think that Lee is on the short list now.
     
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    Like him or hate, I could argue Mark Jackson would be the best coaching candidate since we fired Flip. Also, many say they don't want Jackson, but guess what - I think many coaches say they don't want the Pistons. Jackson's resume actually probably puts him as overqualified for this job.
     
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    Mark Jackson is Mo Cheeks without lipstick.
     
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