According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Detroit Pistons have agreed to hire Stan Van Gundy as the new head coach and president of basketball operations. Van Gundy is set to receive a five-year deal worth $35 million.
Stan Van will replace John Loyer as head coach and Joe Dumars in the front office. This gives Van Gundy full control over the Pistons from a basketball perspective, which is a stark contrast to his past experiences.
The question is, what should be the points of emphasis be in Van Gundy’s first year at the helm?