Hill, though, has told people close to him he won't consider a front-office position this close to retirement, but down the line when his children get older, he would consider it.
The year was 1989, and despite many wonderful things in Detroit sports the Bad Boy Pistons captured our imaginations more than anybody else. They were brash, controversial and won things the Detroit way: a blue-collar work ethic and an in-your-face style that angered others.
To pull off the upset against the Oklahoma City Thunder, it would've meant that Kevin Durant left his Superman cape and MVP mind-set at home, to prepare for the playoff run.
He's seen plenty of things in four years: player mutinies, coach hirings and firings, chicanery and the like, but hasn't felt the pleasure of winning, not in the way he anticipated after being drafted seventh in 2010.
Kohl announced the deal Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center hours before the team was to play its final game of a dismal season. The deal is subject to approval by the NBA and its Board of Governors.
Billups learned how to set up a draft room. He learned what executives looked for when evaluating talent. Now, he believes he's ready to move into the front office.
The person who replaces Joe Dumars will face a number of tough decision aside from just free agency, trades and draft picks. Here are some questions the new GM must answer.
Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Pistons on Tuesday. If you missed it you can read the complete transcript here.
Keep in mind, he'll smartly dribble away from the topic, as he did last week by saying in a manner that cut off the conversation, 'I'm not even thinking about that.'
A look at the career of Pistons player and executive Joe Dumars, who stepped down Monday as Pistons president of basketball operations.
No one wants to see that garbage. They are out of sight and out of mind -- the worst spot you can be in as a professional sports franchise.
There's no easy way for it to end, but the truth is, it had been ending for a while. For most of his nearly 30 years with the Pistons, Joe Dumars was basketball royalty, connecting eras and championships.
The Pistons and Joe Dumars made it official, with a statement released from the team stating Dumars will step aside as president of basketball operations.
With Joe Dumars' departure as Pistons president, here are five candidates that could potentially step into that role in Detroit.
Pistons owner Tom Gores and his Platinum Equity executives will proceed on a search for a new president of basketball operations, while George David and Ken ...
Jeff Teague says he never doubted the Atlanta Hawks would be in the playoffs. Even with Al Horford's season-ending injury in December and a 1-14 stretch in ...
The Pistons looked like a well-oiled machine for the better part of three quarters but as custom for most of the season, keeping momentum was impossible.
He doesn't fall into the category of one of the young players the Pistons should take a look at before the season mercifully winds down, so it wouldn't be ...
Hudson, a smooth-shooting star for the Hawks who averaged more than 20 points during 13 NBA seasons, died Friday. He was 69.
Rookie backup point guard Peyton Siva has begun to get more of a look with the injury to Will Bynum, but fellow rookies Tony Mitchell and Gigi Datome haven't ...
The first few minutes of their matchup against a Cleveland Cavaliers team two full games ahead in the overall standings proved they still have what it takes to ...
The 'Hungry Huskies,' as Final Four Most Outstanding Player Shabazz Napier called them, led Connecticut to the title, which surprised many, but not Drummond.
As the Pistons prepare to ride out the last two weeks of the regular season, the sun might be setting on Pistons president Joe Dumars' reign with the only ...
The Atlanta Hawks came in ready to take another step toward clinching the eighth playoff spot, being two games ahead of the New York Knicks, but the Pistons ...
With the Pistons officially eliminated from the playoff race, they could be turning their attention to their lottery positioning. Interim coach John Loyer has ...
ESPN released its trailer Tuesday for 'Bad Boys,' the latest installment in its acclaimed '30 for 30' documentary series. The documentary will premiere April ...
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was arrested for a second time in three days because he sent threatening messages to a woman he was living with ...
As if the Cavaliers and Browns don't have enough trouble winning games. Now their most prominent stars are going at it. Cavs All-Star guard Kyrie Irving and ...
Sunday's win, coupled with New York's 102-91 loss at Miami on Sunday, gave Atlanta three fewer losses than the ninth-place Knicks, who have four games left, ...
The Pistons kept their slim playoff hopes alive for at least another day, coming back from a 19-point second-half deficit to defeat the Boston Celtics, 115-111, ...
AP NBA Headlines
- Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86 - 10:04 PM
- Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86 - 09:33 PM
- Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team - 07:06 PM
- NBA Calendar - 08:18 AM
- A good read: Bucks' Udoh draws fans for book club - 03:13 AM
- Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win - 02:33 AM
- Knicks pound Nets again as Anthony sits - 10:57 PM
Pistons' salary cap corner
- 2013-14 salary cap: $58.5 million (2012-13 cap was $58.044 million).
- Current Piston salaries for 2013-14 season: $35,045,558.
- Approximate salary cap space for 2013-14 season: $22,998,442 (not including slotted salary for 2013 first-round draft pick).
- PF Charlie Villanueva: $8,580,000
- SG/PG Rodney Stuckey: $8,500,000 (not fully guaranteed)
- PF/SF Jonas Jerebko: $4,500,000 PF/C
- Greg Monroe: $4,086,454 PG/SG
- Brandon Knight: $2,793,960 C
- Andre Drummond: $2,462,400 C
- Slava Kravtsov: $1,500,000 (not fully guaranteed)
- SF/SG Kyle Singler: $1,045,000
- SF Khris Middleton: $788,872 SG
- Kim English: $788,872 (not fully guaranteed)
Stats, schedules and more
Sports on TV
Where to watch the big game in Metro Detroit
- 12:30 Pittsburgh at Cincinnati or St. Louis at Milwaukee (at 1), MLB
- 7 Cleveland at Detroit, FSD+/1270
- 7 Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Yankees, WGN, MLB
- 4 Green Bay at Wisconsin (DH), BTN
- 7 Long Beach State at Fullerton State, ESPNU
- 6:30 LPGA LOTTE Ch., GC
- 8 Dallas at Memphis, ESPN
- 8 Detroit at Oklahoma City, FSD/97.1
- 10:30 L.A. Clippers at Portland, ESPN
- 7 Montreal at Tampa Bay, CNBC, CBC
- 7:30 Columbus at Pittsburgh (joined in progress after Montreal-Tampa Bay), NBCSN, CBC
- 10 Dallas at Anaheim, NBCSN
- 2:45 Premier, Sunderland at Manchester City, NBCSN
- 3:25 Copa del Rey final, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, ESPN
Pistons Game Guide
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