August 24, 2020 |
Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores’ relationship with Jalen Rose vital to Detroit charter school’s educational mission
When the topic turns to the public charter school that bears his name, Jalen Rose becomes a preacher. The ESPN/ABC analyst, who starred at Michigan and played 13 seasons in the NBA, mimics a proud parent while advocating for the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, which he co-founded in 2011.
July 30, 2020 |
Tom Gores: New G-League franchise ‘another important investment’ for Pistons, city of Detroit
First it was the Pistons moving back to play in Detroit. Then it was building a new practice facility. The final piece is the Gatorade League franchise. It’s all in Detroit now.
June 2, 2020 |
Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores pledges organization will promote change in the wake of racial unrest
In the aftermath of the escalating unrest around the country in protesting police brutality and the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and other African American civilians, Pistons coach Dwane Casey made a powerful statement on Saturday.
April 30, 2020 |
Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores, Nets owner Joe Tsai partner to donate PPE gear for city of Detroit
Brooklyn Nets Owner Joe Tsai, and Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gorres usually compete against each other during the NBA season but now they find themselves fighting against a common opponent, COVID-19. The two are teaming up to donate and deliver 350,000 KN95 masks and 100,000 medical goggles to Detroit. Mayor Duggan said the donation will help more than just first responders.
April 13, 2020 |
Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores purchases 100,000 PPE for city of Detroit in COVID-19 fight
Thanks to Pistons owner Tom Gores, essential workers in the city of Detroit will benefit from a windfall of thousands of masks to aid in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.