Jeff Bower, as general manager, could be Stan Van Gundy's first hire in DetroitJeff Bower has been hired as the general manager of the Pistons, coach and president of operations Stan Van Gundy announced Tuesday. This is why Van Gundy’s first hire will likely be Jeff Bower as general manager, as first reported by Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Bower and Van Gundy have had a long relationship dating back to their early days as college basketball assistant coaches in the East. As Van Gundy concentrates on his coaching responsibilities, Bower will handle the day-to-day duties of the ...
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