It took a while, but the inevitable happened Tuesday night: Detroit Pistons team president and head coach Stan Van Gundy publicly trashed his squad. Following a demoralizing 106-96 loss to […] The post Stan Van Gundy on the Pistons: ‘We Have a Messed Up Team’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Pistons' coach had some interesting comments after the team's record dropped to 3-15 with a loss to the Lakers on Tuesday night. The arrival of Stan Van Gundy in Detroit was supposed to solve many of the Pistons' issues, giving the team a brilliant basketball mind to mold one of the most unusual rosters in the league. Show More Summary
The Detroit Pistons have been the most disappointing team of the early 2014-15 season, and poor play has run rampant throughout the roster. Led by new coach Stan Van Gundy, this team looked talented enough to compete for one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. Show More Summary
Even if he didn't fully subscribe to the theory, Stan Van Gundy had to like the armchair doctors' diagnosis for the Detroit Pistons. The franchise's problems, so many have said, do not come from a lack of talent. Maybe that train ofShow More Summary
Riding an eight-game win streak, the Golden State Warriors looked to make it nine Sunday against the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons have struggled heavily in Stan Van Gundy's first season, having lost their last seven and nine of their last 10. A victory would be a major upset. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Phoenix Suns beat the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night in a narrow 88-86 contest. The Pistons had the chance to take the win on the final play when second-year guard Kentavius Caldwell-Pope missed a three-point attempt with six seconds remaining. Show More Summary
The most unexpected beef in the NBA continues to simmer — after Markieff Morris blasted him in the media, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy stood up for second […] The post Stan Van Gundy Says Markieff Morris Hasn’t Earned the Right to Trash Talk appeared first on SLAMonline.
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy benched forward Josh Smith for the final 16 minutes of a 88-86 loss to the Phoenix Suns, the latest sign of a failed year and change in Detroit. For a long time now, Josh Smith's affinity for shooting jumpers so poorly has been the butt of jokes. Show More Summary
The Detroit Pistons have gotten off to a sluggish start, and coach Stan Van Gundy has had mixed results experimenting with their unbalanced roster. For the second straight year, they have three starter-quality big men for two spots.Show More Summary
Perhaps more than any other member of the Detroit Pistons, Caron Butler has an idea of what to expect this season from new coach Stan Van Gundy.
Just a couple of games into the season, and Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy may have a point guard headache to deal with. SVG pulled starter Brandon Jennings […] The post Brandon Jennings on DJ Augustin Playing Better: ‘Then He Should Start’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Perception about starting roles seems to vary around the NBA, and we have yet to figure out exactly how Greg Monroe feels about coming off the bench. That will come in due time, but for now, Detroit Pistons fans can take solace in the...Show More Summary
There’s reason for Detroit Pistons to be cautiously optimistic – Josh Smith now “understands” that he doesn’t need to hoist up so many three-pointers. Pistons head coach and team president […] The post Stan Van Gundy: Josh Smith Will Shoot Less Threes appeared first on SLAMonline.
Stan Van Gundy took to the sideline for the first time as the head coach of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday to take on the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls, on the other hand, featured an improved lineup, buoyed by the arrival of Pau Gasol in the offseason. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
All three Detroit Pistons championship teams were built on tough, relentless defense. Getting back to that level is the obvious goal for Stan Van Gundy and company. The Pistons’ president […] The post Stan Van Gundy Says the Pistons Can Be a Great Defensive Team appeared first on SLAMonline.
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Things are just starting to get interesting for new Detroit Pistons president and head coach Stan Van Gundy. His summer-long quest to reach an agreement with restricted free agent Greg Monroe has come to a conclusion for the time being,...Show More Summary
All the way back in June, new Detroit Pistons president and head coach Stan Van Gundy made it clear he was thoroughly preoccupied by restricted free agent Greg Monroe's contract situation. "Even with free agency and the draft and everything else," Van Gundy told reporters (h/t NBA.com's Keith Langlois). Show More Summary
This offseason the Detroit Pistons brought in six new players to fill a variety of roles, from starters to end-of-the-bench types. New coach and team president Stan Van Gundy was aggressive in the free-agent market, finding players to address their biggest weakness in 2013-14: perimeter shooting. Show More Summary
To the casual fan, bringing back Greg Monroe for his $5.5 million qualifying offer probably seems like quite the coup for the Detroit Pistons. Monroe is young, talented, productive and—more pertinent still—worth far more than what the...Show More Summary