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March 31, 2022 | Articles Philanthropy The Pistons

Michigan Governor Praises Detroit Pistons, Tom Gores For Promoting Social Justice

When Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores purchased the Detroit Pistons in 2011, he said he viewed the NBA franchise as a community asset with the power to unite and inspire. The franchise has engaged the Detroit community in recent years with high-profile leadership on matters of diversity and inclusion, voting access and the pandemic. While
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November 12, 2021 | News The Pistons

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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