Chansky’s Notebook: Developing Greatness
|Born:||February 6, 1955 (64)|
Think of freshman point guard Phil Ford, selfless shooting guard John Kuester, talented wing Walter Davis and versatile big man Mitch Kupchak. That was a...Friday March 15, 2019
Kuester, Shaver touched by gesture from Dean Smith
John Kuester and his wife, Tricia, stopped at their mailbox Thursday afternoon in Cary, N.C. That’s when they saw what Kuester called "something very special...Saturday March 28, 2015
Dean Smith, Rick Robey and the moment UNC and Kentucky became real rivals
It came in the 1977 NCAA Tournament. There were 22 seconds left in the NCAA East Regional championship game when Dean Smith charged all the...
Saturday December 13, 2014
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...
Thursday March 14, 2013
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...
Sunday August 19, 2012
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...
Sunday July 3, 2011
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...
Wednesday June 29, 2011
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...Monday June 6, 2011
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...
Saturday February 26, 2011
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...
Thursday April 15, 2010