According to previous reports, the Pistons officially announced that the team had parted ways with basketball operations president and head coach Stan Van Gundy. Pistons player Blake Griffin then sent a picture on Instagram (see news map) wishing him luck.

"I only played for him for a short time, but Stein coached with incredible intensity and passion. Good luck to Cheap NBA 2K18 MT him." Griffin wrote.

Van Gundy became the president and head coach of the Pistons Basketball operations in 2014, achieving a regular season record of 152 wins and 176 losses, and was eliminated in the first round of the 2015-16 season.

In the regular season of the season, Griffin averaged 34 minutes per game and scored 21.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 0.7 steals.