Chat With Detroit Pistons VP of Basketball Operations John Hammond

John Hammond returns to the Pistons for his fifth year as vice president of basketball operations. He was promoted to his current position after serving as the club's director of player personnel during the 2001-02 season.

Hammond is responsible for directing day-today operations of the basketball operations department, handling player personnel issues and assisting in roster development.

Chat with Hammond on Thursday, October 6 at 2:00 p.m. on

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