Whatever the Detroit Pistons decide to do when it comes to protests that call for societal change this season, they'll have the support of coach Stan Van Gundy.
He's urging them to make an impact.
As NBA teams began gathering Friday to start training camps — three teams hold their first practices Saturday, while 27 others get going in the coming days — an issue each is addressing is how players and coaches can help create substantive change in cities across the country. The NBA and the players' union urged teams this week to develop ideas in a memo this week.
"No one can be happy with what's going on right now," Van Gundy said Friday. "I...