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Ford Corners: A Silver Lining
We won two ACC championships in the Greensboro Coliseum when I played, and the first one was really special because we had to beat N.C...

DeCock: Ex-UNC star Tommy LaGarde builds career around unexpected
A big man on some of the best UNC teams of the ’70s, his No.?45 is one of the honored numbers hanging from the roof...

Pistons' coach search, NBA lockout leave Pat Sullivan in limbo
Pat Sullivan, an assistant under the past two Pistons coaches Michael Curry and John Kuester, saw his contract end Thursday and he -- along with...

Lakers hire John Kuester
It took the Los Angeles Lakers just more than two weeks to find Phil Jackson's replacement in coach Mike Brown. More than a month later...

John Kuester fired as Pistons coach
New Pistons owner Tom Gores and team president Joe Dumars said Thursday they would make decisions quickly on coach John Kuester. Mercifully, for both the...

Pistons sources refute report that coach John Kuester is out
The Pistons have not made a decision on coach John Kuester's future, according to multiple team sources. ESPN.com reported Sunday that "Kuester is done" in...

Pistons' mutiny, ejection mar John Kuester's Philly trip
Some homecoming for Pistons coach John Kuester. Kuester has deep ties in the Philadelphia area, where his wife lives and his daughter, Katie, is a...

Pistons' Dumars says Kuester to return as coach
The president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons says John Kuester will be back to coach the team next season. Detroit won its final...

Kuester: Hansbrough will be 'outstanding'
John Kuester might be biased since he and Tyler Hansbrough are both North Carolina guys, but the Pistons coach thinks the Pacers rookie has a...

While in North Carolina, John Kuester shows he’s true blue
If you hang around Pistons coach John Kuester for any amount of time, you pick up that he bleeds Carolina blue. And why not since...

Alumni Game Rosters Available
Some of Carolina's best players are filtering back into town for tomorrow night's professional alumni game at 8 p.m. in the Smith Center. A draft...

New Pistons coach John Kuester talks about his luck
If you asked him to, new Pistons coach John Kuester would probably pinch himself to see if he really is a head coach in the...

Kuester's Big Night in Greensboro
Whenever John Kuester’s name has popped up on the basketball newswires over the last three decades—whether as a college head coach at Boston University or...

Dean Smith still reigns
Dean Smith is 78 and hasn't coached a basketball game in more than 12 years. But we are reminded yet again this week of his...

Pistons coach John Kuester ready to lead
John Kuester was a scrappy, hard-nosed player at North Carolina and played in the 1977 NCAA Finals when the Tar Heels lost to Marquette. He...

John Kuester’s “skill was overshadowed by his will”
John Kuester, a long-time NBA assistant who worked on the Cleveland Cavaliers' staff last season, returned to Richmond on many occasions over the years to...

Long-lasting legacy
While most Americans will be scratching their heads, and saying why would the Pistons hire him, I think John Kuester will be a bit of...

Pistons hire Cavaliers' John Kuester as coach
It's starting to feel like the summer of 2001 all over again. The Pistons on Tuesday passed on hiring Avery Johnson as their next head...

AP Source: Pistons & former Tar Heel John Kuester nearing a deal
The Detroit Pistons are close to ending their search for a new boss on the bench. The Pistons and John Kuester were nearing an agreement...

Tournament Tales: Assistant Coach John Kuester
Today, we’re going to look into the coaching ranks – to Assistant Coach John Kuester, one of the integral pieces of the North Carolina team...

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