Detroit's Dumars Named Executive of the Year
Posted May 14 2003 11:47AM
Former Pistons' Great Gains Sporting News Nod for Executive Excellence
St. Louis, May 12 – Sporting News, the nation’s oldest sports publication, today announced that Detroit Pistons general manger Joe Dumars has been awarded the Sporting News NBA Executive of the Year Award, which is voted on by league executives.
Under Dumars’ leadership, the Pistons have put together back-to-back 50-win seasons, a regular season Eastern Conference championship and a No. 1 seed in the playoffs this year.
"This is a great honor for me and the Detroit Pistons organization," said Dumars. "Whenever you win an award such as this, there are a lot of people who play an important role in making it happen."
The Sporting News NBA Executive of the Year Award will be officially presented to Dumars prior to the Pistons’ second round playoff game vs. the Sixers on Wednesday, May 14th.