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Pistons Fire Kuester

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The Detroit Pistons have fired coach John Kuester. The move Sunday came four days after Tom Gores completed an agreement to purchase the Pistons from Karen Davidson. Kuester was 57-107 over two years with Detroit, which failed to make the postseason in consecutive seasons for the first time since missing it three straight times from 1993-95. Detroit won its third championship in 2004, part of a six-year streak in which the team reached at least the conference finals, but the Pistons went 27-55 in 2009-10 and 30-52 this past season. - San Jose Mercury News