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Bits and pieces of Tom Gores' conversation with Detroit media are seeping out via social media, and it sounds like earlier reports are true: Gores wants changes.

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On Sunday, the New York Daily News reported that Tom Gores has had enough of Lawrence Frank and Joe Dumars. I immediately thought the same thing as Mike Payne in his analysis: I'll believe it when I see it.

While we don't yet have the full story, Twitter is flooded with information confirming earlier reports. Tom Gores isn't happy with how the season played out.

We'll have more on this as we get more details. For now, here's a summary of what the beat writers are saying:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Tom Gores just spoke to the media. Says he is still assessing the jobs that Joe D and L Frank have done. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Pistons">#Pistons</a></p>&mdash; Matt Dery (@deryNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/deryNBA/status/323942983382753280">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Gores didn't sound like he was giving L. Frank a ringing endorsement when we just talked to him. <a href="https://twitter.com/search/%23Pistons">#Pistons</a></p>&mdash; Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) <a href="https://twitter.com/vgoodwill/status/323943397083721728">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Gores said he's excited about the position the team is in going forward but it's very important to have the right management team in place</p>&mdash; Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) <a href="https://twitter.com/vgoodwill/status/323943567435374593">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>But that's not to say he's definitively bringing back Dumars or Frank. Tough call at this stage</p>&mdash; Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) <a href="https://twitter.com/vgoodwill/status/323944371064029184">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Pistons owner Tom Gores tonight: "I expected to be in the playoffs. So I'm disappointed by that. When I said that last year, I meant it."</p>&mdash; John Niyo (@JohnNiyo) <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnNiyo/status/323945189767016449">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Story coming soon on <a href="http://t.co/Bc1VG6uWVd" title="http://Pistons.com">Pistons.com</a> with more from Tom Gores on off-season. Says he'll decide "quickly" on future of leadership</p>&mdash; Keith Langlois (@Keith_Langlois) <a href="https://twitter.com/Keith_Langlois/status/323946400960356352">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Gores:I expected better results.Both of them (Joe and L) are accountable, as is ownership.This is a critical time for the franchise</p>&mdash; Matt Dery (@deryNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/deryNBA/status/323946575091097600">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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I'm particularly excited about these bits:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Goes says the assessment will be done quickly. He says he will be involved in L Frank decision. He said he will spend $$ this summer</p>&mdash; Matt Dery (@deryNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/deryNBA/status/323943378964332544">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Pistons owner Tom Gores: "We're prepared to do what we have to do .. We want to win. You can tell the world: We're ready to spend."</p>&mdash; Keith Langlois (@Keith_Langlois) <a href="https://twitter.com/Keith_Langlois/status/323946123377119232">April 15, 2013</a></blockquote>

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We've been talking quite a bit about Tom Gores the Pistons owner over the last few days. The fact that he's stating publicly that he's willing to spend to make the team better is a very. good. thing.

If I'm missing anything, sound off in the comments.