Maurice Cheeks has accepted a deal to become the Detroit Pistons’ new head coach. This is his third shot as an NBA head coach. Cheeks was recently an assistant coach with the Oklahoma City Thunder and previously the head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers. Cheeks replaces Lawrence Frank with the Pistons. Cheeks has posted a career mark of 284-286 while coaching the Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers.