Pistons hire Hardaway as assistant coach
AUG 07, 2014 6:33p ET
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have hired former NBA star Tim Hardaway as an assistant coach.
Pistons coach and team president Stan Van Gundy announced the hiring Thursday. Hardaway, a five-time All-Star, averaged 17.7 points during an NBA career that lasted from 1989-2003.
Detroit also hired Malik Allen as an assistant coach, Jeff Nix as an assistant general manager and Quentin Richardson as director of player development. Jon Ishop was named director of sports medicine and Anthony Harvey was hired as strength and conditioning coach.
Arnie Kander will remain as the team's physical therapist, and Mike Abdenour will serve in a newly created administrative role as director of team operations.