Source: Curry to succeed Saunders as Pistons seek new voice
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- In the morning, the Detroit Pistons fired Flip Saunders. By the afternoon, the players were put on notice.
"I'm not going to sit here and make Flip the scapegoat," president of basketball operations Joe Dumars said Tuesday. "Everybody is in play."
Dumars publicly put his entire lineup on the trading block, less than a week after the Pistons lost in the Eastern Conference finals for the third straight year.
Among those available: four players who have been ...
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Saunders out in Detroit; Curry in
After failing to reach the NBA Finals for a third straight year Flip Saunders was fired.
Saunders Out• Sheridan: Flip never gained respect
• Stein: Coaching carousel
• Smith: Curry a good fit
• 2008 coaching changes
• News not good for Flip
• TrueHoop: Where do coaches come from
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