The Detroit Pistons made a front office move this past Friday, naming Gregg Polinsky the team’s new director of player personnel.
Polinsky is coming off a massive work stretch with the Brooklyn Nets, where he worked a variety of roles over the last 19 seasons. His most recent role with the Nets was director of college scouting. He originally joined the Nets back in 1999, working as a scout. By 2004 he was named Nets director of scouting. He later served as director of player personnel for eight years.
Before his work in the NBA, Polinsky was Georgia Southern University’s head coach from 1995-99. His ccoaching career began with a job as an assistant at Howard College from 1981-83.
Polinsky played college ball at the University of New Mexico. He has a degree in physical education from Northern Arizona University.