Pistons hire Polinsky from Nets for front-office spot

Gregg Polinsky has been hired by the Pistons fro the Nets as Director of Player Personnel.

The Detroit Pistons continue to work on reshaping their franchise from top to bottom, the latest edition reportedly being Gregg Polinsky.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Detroit is hiring Polinsky as Director of Player of Personnel.

Before getting into the scouting business, Polinsky was a coach. His coaching career started back in 1981 as an assistant at the university of Howard. He went on to be an assistant at Texas and Alabama before becoming a head coach at the University of Georgia Southern, where his teams went a combined 34-76.

He became a scout for the Brooklyn Nets in 1999 when they were still in New Jersey. In 2004, Polinsky was named the team’s director of scouting. Polinsky then became the Director of Player Personnel.