Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey to miss Thursday’s game for personal reasons

Rex Kalamian to assume head coaching duties for Pacers game

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey talks to the team during a timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) (Carlos Osorio, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

DETROITDetroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey will missing Thursday’s game against the Indiana Pacers for personal reasons, the team announced.

The Pistons specified that this is not a COVID-related issue for Casey.

Assistant coach Rex Kalamian will assume coaching duties for the game.


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