Stan Van Gundy Rumors
Bower is No. 2 in the Pistons’ front office, working for Stan Van Gundy, who runs the basketball operation as coach and team president. According to a source familiar with the situation, Bower and Van Gundy are both under contract with the Pistons through the end of this season. That same source said Bower, 56, would definitely be interested in the Hornets’ opening. Bower worked in Charlotte previously, in the original Hornets’ front office.
Rod Beard: #Pistons SVG on playing Jameer Nelson over Langston Galloway at backup PG: “(Nelson) had a good practice yesterday and even tonight he made some good passes. The ball movement is a little better. I don’t know that we’ll stay that way, though.”
The Detroit Pistons could use some shooting help after losing their top two scorers in last week’s Blake Griffin trade, but coach Stan Van Gundy has maintained that another deal before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline is unlikely. That hasn’t changed even with about $5.25 million of additional cap space created when the disabled-player exception granted due to Jon Leuer’s season-ending ankle injury.