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New Tom Gores-Approved Photos of Tom Gores

Tom Gores (or his associates) just uploaded some new images to his Flickr stream. You check out the head tilting here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tom-gores/ I like Tom Gores, but I still maintain that he reminds me of an SNL movie villain. Slow news month? Yeah, kind of.

Report: Joe Dumars wants Mike Woodson, Tom Gores wants Lawrence Frank

Mike Woodson and Lawrence Frank remain the favorites to become Detroit's next head coach, reports ESPN's Marc Stein. But why hasn't Dumars expanded his search?

The Detroit Pistons fired 15 employees two weeks ago, a person familiar with the situation told the...

The Detroit Pistons fired 15 employees two weeks ago, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press.

From the AP. The timing suggests this is a direct result of the lockout, but it's at least possible it's the result of Tom Gores/Platinum Equity cleaning house, which presumably would have happened regardless of the league's labor situation.

Platinum Equity fires Palace Sports & Entertainment CEO Alan Ostfield

Tom Gores is wasting little time shaking up the top of the Palace Sports and Entertainment organization. Ostfield, who's been with the Pistons since 2000, replaced Tom Wilson as PS&E CEO in 2010.

Mike Woodson: Second interview with Detroit Pistons 'went very well'

Mike Woodson tells the Detroit Free Press that his second interview for the Pistons' vacant head coaching position "went very well."

Detroit Pistons bring Mike Woodson back for second interview

Ten days after interviewing with Joe Dumars and Scott Perry, Mike Woodson returns to Auburn Hills to meet with Tom Gores right-hand men, Platinum Equity partners Bob Wentworth and Phil Norment. But will this decision by committee lead to the lowest common denominator being hired?

Tom Gores hires Dave Checketts as consultant

Former New York Knicks president Dave Checketts is serving as a basketball consultant to new Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores, according to sources close to the situation. The news of Checketts' involvement coincides with former Knicks great Patrick Ewing's emergence late last week as a candidate for the Pistons' coaching vacancy. Pistons president of basketball operations Joe Dumars continues to serve as Detroit's lead basketball decision-maker, with Gores announcing when he officially took control of the franchise earlier this month that "we're going to lean on [Dumars] pretty heavily." Yet sources said that Gores is also taking a level of input from Checketts, who headed up New York's management structure when the Knicks were built around Ewing. http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=6709060

Joe Dumars on the coaching search, operating without handcuffs, working with Tom Gores

Following Saturday's press conference to introduce this year's rookie class, Joe Dumars offered a few candid remarks about the ongoing coaching search and the change in freedom he's enjoyed since new owner Tom Gores took over.

Pistons Draft 2011: Brandon Knight, Tom Gores discuss Detroit's draft

Brandon Knight shares his thoughts about joining the Detroit Pistons. Also, new owner Tom Gores outlines just how patient he'll be during the Pistons' turnaround.

Chad Ford: Pistons focusing on five prospects

Joe Dumars has reportedly narrowed his focus on five prospects for the NBA Draft: Bismack Biyombo, Tristan Thompson, Jan Vesely, Jonas Valanciunas ... and Kemba Walker.

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