October 2, 2020 |
How Tom Gores’ call for change has assisted Detroit Pistons’ community involvement
With the COVID-19 crisis still ongoing, voters need safe options for the upcoming election. The Detroit Pistons continue to assist those efforts. Last month, on the first day of early voting in Michigan, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Pistons vice chairman Arn Tellem unveiled a voting drop box that sits just outside the Henry Ford Pistons Performance Center.
August 27, 2020 |
Tom Gores and Platinum Equity present the 10th annual Jalen Rose Leadership Academy golf outing
The 10th Anniversary of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) Celebrity Golf Classic was held on August 24 in Detroit. The weekend was hosted by NBA Star and current ABC/ESPN Analyst, Jalen Rose, and many of his celebrity friends to benefit the open enrollment, public charter high school he founded in his hometown of Detroit.
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.