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Pistons hire Wright as assistant GM

Detroit Pistons hire Brian Wright as assistant general manager
Posted on July 7, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 7, 2014 at 9:16 p.m.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have hired Brian Wright to serve as their assistant general manager.

Team president Stan Van Gundy announced the move in a release Monday. Wright will assist general manager Jeff Bower, who was hired about a month ago to work with Van Gundy.

Van Gundy says Wright understands the team’s vision and what the front office is trying to accomplish.

Wright joins the Pistons after eight seasons with the Orlando Magic. He was the director of college scouting last season.

The team announced last week that George David was stepping down as assistant general manager. David was a holdover from last season’s front office, which had Joe Dumars as president and GM.




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 Detroit Pistons' President/Head Coach Stan Van Gundy, center, introduces new team members, DJ Augustin, left, and Caron Butler during a press conference introducing the team's free agent acquisitions at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Auburn Hills, Mich. Detroit introduced D.J. Augustin and Caron Butler at a news conference Tuesday after signing the two free agents. The 6-foot-7 Butler played 56 games last season for Milwaukee and Oklahoma City, averaging 10.5 points and shooting 39 percent from 3-point range. Augustin was waived by Toronto early last season, but the 26-year-old point guard caught on with Chicago and averaged 13.1 points for the season. He shot 40 percent from beyond the arc.  (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

Updated on July 16, 2014 at 7:08 p.m.
 Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks is followed by the media as he holds his new jersey at the team's practice facility in Auburn Hills, Mich., Monday, July 14, 2014. The Pistons hope he can provide some much-needed perimeter shooting this season under new coach Stan Van Gundy. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Updated on July 14, 2014 at 3:12 p.m.

Updated on July 13, 2014 at 11:36 p.m.
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