Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become the Detroit Pistons’ head coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Discussions on a contract could begin soon, league sources said.
Detroit’s ownership and management reached a consensus on Cheeks as their choice, league sources said.
Cheeks was a finalist for the job along with another ex-Portland Trail Blazers coach, Nate McMillan.
Cheeks has interview with the Pistons three times.