The Maurice Cheeks era in Detroit was a brief one, lasting all of 50 games before he was fired on Sunday. So who are the top candidates to take over for the Pistons' head job? Here's the latest buzz.
John Loyer, a holdover from Lawrence Frank's staff who served under Cheeks this season, takes over as the interim coach, and multiple reports indicate that the Pistons plan to keep him in that role for the duration of the season. In fact, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the team "won't be conducting a search now," instead waiting until the season is over.