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Pistons hire Stan Van Gundy

Updated: May 14, 2014, 3:51 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

The Detroit Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy to be their coach and president of basketball operations on Wednesday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday night that Van Gundy and the Pistons had verbally agreed to a five-year pact worth an estimated $35 million. The team will hold a news conference Thursday.

"Stan is a proven winner in our league. He instills his teams with passion, purpose and toughness," Pistons owner Tom Gores ...

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