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.
August 31, 2021 |
Tom Gores-sponsored golf event draws record crowd in support of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy students
Sports legends, champions and local celebrities joined guests for the 11th Annual JRLA Celebrity Golf Classic. The highly anticipated and sold out event, presented by Tom Gores and Platinum Equity, raised over $100,000 to benefit the public charter high school on the Northwest side of Detroit.
August 12, 2021 |
Tom Gores, SAY Detroit youth announce four Detroit non-profits to share $100,000 donation
SAY Detroit today announced four grant recipients from the Tom Gores Youth Community Giving Project, an initiative created by the founder and CEO of Platinum Equity and owner of the Detroit Pistons to teach kids about philanthropy and the power of giving.
July 29, 2021 |
Tom Gores: ‘It would just mean the world to me if (Pistons) could get a championship and get (LCA) rocking and excited’
The Pistons are banking on the top pick in the N.B.A. draft and a young core for a revival. As much as the No. 1 overall pick represents a necessary cog in the Pistons’ rebuild it also symbolizes revitalization for the city of Detroit.
July 9, 2021 |
Philanthropy The Pistons
Why Detroit Pistons owner and Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores is sponsoring Detroit-area basketball camps
In a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, the recent camp was the first of three that Gores will sponsor with the others being held in Mount Clemens and Eastpointe.