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Pistons name Maurice Cheeks new head coach

DETROIT, June 10 (UPI) -- The Detroit Pistons Monday named former all-star guard Maurice Cheeks as their new head coach, replacing the fired Lawrence Frank.
Lawrence Frank fired as Detroit Pistons coach

Lawrence Frank fired as Detroit Pistons coach

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 18 (UPI) -- The Detroit Pistons on Thursday fired Coach Lawrence Frank after two seasons in which the Pistons were a combined 40 games under .500.

NBA: Detroit 96, Indiana 88

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Detroit's Jonas Jerebko scored 20 points and Greg Monroe added 19 Saturday in the Pistons' first win of the year, a 96-88 victory over Indiana.

NBA: Indiana 91, Detroit 79

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- David West scored 11 points to go with 12 rebounds in his Pacers debut Monday and Indiana bounced Detroit 91-79 in the season opener for both teams.
Pistons introduce Frank as new coach

Pistons introduce Frank as new coach

DETROIT, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The Detroit Pistons Wednesday introduced Lawrence Frank as the team's new head coach, replacing the fired John Kuester.
Avery Johnson accepts Nets coaching job

Avery Johnson accepts Nets coaching job

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Former Dallas Mavericks Coach Avery Johnson said Wednesday he has accepted the job of leading the lowly New Jersey Nets.
Vandeweghe takes over winless Nets

Vandeweghe takes over winless Nets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Kiki Vandeweghe was selected to be interim coach of the New Jersey Nets, who have started the season with an NBA-record-tying 17 losses.
Nets fire Coach Lawrence Frank

Nets fire Coach Lawrence Frank

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The winless New Jersey Nets played Sunday night under an interim coach, hours after longtime Coach Lawrence Frank was fired.

NBA: LA Lakers 106, New Jersey 87

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant's 30 points led the Los Angeles Lakers in a 106-87 win over New Jersey Sunday that stretched the Nets' losing streak to a record-tying 17 games.
Nets retain Coach Lawrence Frank

Nets retain Coach Lawrence Frank

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 29 (UPI) -- Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive said Wednesday.

N.J. Nets sign coach to contract extension

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 23 (UPI) -- Lawrence Frank, who has the most wins of any New Jersey Nets coach, signed a contract extension with the NBA team, the Nets announced on Monday.

Nets extend Frank's contract

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The New Jersey Nets Thursday signed Coach Lawrence Frank to a multiyear contract extension.

Frank to continue coaching Nets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 21 (UPI) -- Lawrence Frank will stay on as coach of the NBA's New Jersey Nets, Rod Thorn, the team's CEO, announced Monday.
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Lawrence Frank (born August 23, 1970, in New York City) is an American basketball coach for the Detroit Pistons. He formerly served as the head coach of the NBA's New Jersey Nets and as an assistant coach of the Boston Celtics.

Born to a Jewish family in New York City, New York and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, Frank graduated from Teaneck High School, but never made the school's basketball team. He played for a Jewish Community Center team and was also a player-coach for a Catholic Youth Organization team.

Frank earned his B.S. in education from Indiana University in 1992, where he spent four seasons as a manager for the Hoosier basketball team led by Bob Knight. He also holds an M.S. in education administration from Marquette. Lawrence and his wife, Susan, have two daughters, and reside in Demarest, New Jersey.

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