Stan Van Gundy Hired To “Shape” Pistons


According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Pistons have hired Stan Van Gundy as head coach Wednesday.

“Stan is a proven winner in our league. He instills his teams with passion, purpose and toughness,” Pistons owner Tom Gores said in a statement. “He is a great teacher who will help our players grow and develop.

“Stan is more than just a great coach, he’s a great leader. What I’m most excited about is how Stan can help us shape the franchise and instill what it means to be the best. He’s also a great communicator. My time with Stan has me convinced that he will bring our players, team and community to a very proud place.”