News Category: 'THE PISTONS'

September 15, 2022

Why Detroit Pistons Owner And Platinum Equity Founder Tom Gores Hopes Basketball Camps Can Be ‘Foundation Of Success’ For Kids

Jeremiah West was eager to volunteer at the five-day basketball camp recently held in the Petosky-Otsego neighborhood in Detroit. He fondly remembers when he was taught to play by older kids as a youth. “The camp keeps the kids active and teaches them the fundamentals of basketball,” West said of the early August camp that
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June 2, 2022

Inspired By Voices Inside Pistons Organization, Tom Gores To Fund New Flagship Community Center In Rouge Park

$20 million commitment will fund new 25,000-square foot multi-use facility, renovate Brennan pool house, and deliver diverse range of services to Cody Rouge neighborhood Gores, Pistons organization and Detroit Parks & Rec to engage residents in planning, design and programming Project originated through discussions with Pistons players, coaches and executives on how to expand and
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November 12, 2021

How Motor City Cruise, Wayne State partnership realizes third piece of Tom Gores vision for Detroit Pistons move downtown

First, the Pistons would play home games at Little Caesars Arena. Second, the Pistons would build a new headquarters that would house basketball and business operations. The last step was to bring a G League franchise to Detroit to offer an improved developmental experience for young players while also bringing an affordable entertainment option for city residents.

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