Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that the club has hired Scott Perry as Vice President of Basketball Operations.  “We are pleased to welcome back Scott Perry to the Pistons basketball operations staff,” said Dumars.  “Scott is familiar with the culture of our team and understands our goals we have as an organization.  Given his past experience with the club, I feel the transition will be seamless.” Perry, 44, re-joins the Pistons after serving as assistant general manager for the Seattle Supersonics for the 2007-08 campaign.  He first joined the Pistons organization as a college scout during the summer of 2000 and was promoted to director of player personnel in June of 2002.  Perry will be responsible for directing day-to-day operations of the basketball operations department, handling player personnel issues and assisting in roster development.