The Pistons Reportedly Have Interest In Adding Chauncey Billups To Their Front Office
The Detroit Pistons have struggled to a Four-13 file over their final 17 video games, falling nicely off of the tempo for playoff place within the Jap Convention regardless of the addition of Blake Griffin on the commerce deadline.
With Detroit virtually assuredly discovering itself lacking the playoffs, it’s anticipated that the Pistons will make some modifications to their entrance workplace construction that’s at the moment being run by coach Stan Van Gundy. There have been rumblings that former agent and present Pistons advisor Arn Tellem can be the one to move up a revamped Pistons entrance workplace. That also seems to be the plan, however Chauncey Billups is now reportedly within the combine to additionally be a part of Tellem as a part of an overhaul in Detroit.
Billups is a Pistons legend, being the purpose guard on Detroit’s final championship staff and this isn’t the primary time the present ESPN analyst has discovered himself linked to a entrance workplace job. Billups spent this summer time going backwards and forwards on whether or not he wished to take over as president of basketball operations for the Cavaliers, finally choosing to stay at ESPN. As Marc Stein of the New York Instances reviews, Detroit thinks it has an actual probability at prying him out of the studio and again to Detroit.
Pistons possession denied the report, stating it was “false,” whereas Billups himself was diplomatic, saying he would by no means push for a job that wasn’t open whereas noting he had nice respect for the Pistons group.
The sturdy denial from possession is at all times fascinating, as a result of we’ll look again on this and have questions if Billups does find yourself entering into severe discussions concerning the job. For now, it’s a he stated, sources stated state of affairs and you’ll select who to consider.