Detroit Pistons Coach John Kuester Finally Shows Some Stones

December 21st, 2010 by Jay Wierenga Leave a reply »
Color me shocked.

A Pistons coaching staff that has thus far proven to be inept in securing a regular rotation, minutes for their young players and victories in the box score has finally made a solid move.

They have finally decided to turn the page on Rip Hamilton.

So far this season, Pistons coach John Kuester has made more poor decisions than sound ones, not the least of which being his inability to move past the old nucleus of Tayshaun Prince, Rip Hamilton and Ben Wallace and secure steady minutes for Ben Gordon, Austin Daye, DaJuan Summers and Greg Monroe.

Daye began the season forced to play out of position at power forward and has since fallen completely out of the rotation in favor of one year rental Tracy McGrady.

Summers is still on the outside looking in, unable to crack the rotation or even the active roster.

Monroe has begun to get some regular minutes and has responded with better energy and solid rebounding.

And finally, Kuester has decided to move Hamilton to the bench in favor of Gordon.

Granted, Kuester's move coincided with Hamilton developing a stomach ailment of some ...

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