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Pistons fire Cheeks, fans petition White House for Rasheed Wallace to take over

Pistons fire Cheeks, fans petition White House for Rasheed Wallace to take over
Pistons fire Cheeks, fans petition White House for Rasheed Wallace to take overBrian Bahr/Getty Images

The Detroit Pistons have fired head coach Maurice Cheeks. According to NBA.com on Feb. 9, the Pistons didn't have a horrible record considering their young talent, but at 21-29 and many nights of what looked like no effort at all from Detroit, the organization has decided to move on from Cheeks and start new - again.

Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars released this statement earlier today.

“This was a difficult decision for the organization to make but we needed to make a change,” said President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars. “We have great respect for Maurice and appreciate his hard work.”

So what do you think Pistons fans? Where should the team go now? Rumors of Isiah Thomas and Bill Laimbeer are already being thrown around, but how about Rasheed Wallace?

According to Bleacher Report on Feb. 9, shortly after the Pistons reportedly fired former head coach Mo Cheeks, an official White House petition was created to have Wallace named as the team's interim head coach.

If this is true, the White House petitioning has to start laying some ground rules! First, "Let's deport Justin Bieber" and now "Hire Rasheed Wallace Detroit?"

While it is very cool that President Obama and the White House have such a petition to draw attention to and let the public vent their frustrations, I'm sure Congress has a few more things on their minds than who the Piston hire.

If you were Joe D., who would you hire?