Pistons fire head coach Maurice Cheeks

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The Detroit Pistons have fired Maurice Cheeks as their head coach. With 50 games played the Pistons were 21-29 under Cheeks who was fired on Sunday morning according to Yahoo! Sports.

Before coming to Detroit, Cheeks previously coached the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers.

Cheeks, 57, owns a 305-315 career record over parts of nine seasons. As a player he was a four-time NBA All-Star during a career that lasted 15 seasons.