Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for virus: source

Basketball / NBA Mar 15, 2020

Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for virus: source

Chr istian Wood of the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Saturday night. Wood is feeling fine, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither the Pistons ...

Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

Basketball / NBA Jul 1, 2017

Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

by Ed Odeven

Rex Walters has joined the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach and will work on Stan Van Gundy's staff next season. Walters, 47, served as the Grand Rapids Drive head coach last season, guiding the Pistons' NBA Development League (now known as the NBA G ...

Walters aims to inspire with coaching

Basketball | HOOP SCOOP Apr 29, 2017

Walters aims to inspire with coaching

by Ed Odeven

After his first year as an NBA Development League head coach, Rex Walters looked back on the experience with upbeat answers and enthusiasm for next season. The former Northwestern University, University of Kansas and NBA guard also reflected on the challenges of this new, interesting ...

Basketball Jun 30, 2016

Ex-USF bench boss Walters lands D-League coaching position

The Grand Rapids Drive have hired Rex Walters as their new coach, the Detroit Pistons announced on Wednesday. The Drive are the Pistons' D-League affiliate. Walters, a Japanese-American, starred at the University of Kansas before a seven-season career as an NBA guard. He coached the University ...