When a Michigan Shelter had difficulty finding a home for a dog with deformities, Stan Van Gundy's family answered the call. 

By SI Wire
May 10, 2017

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy's family already had a number of rescue pets. But when the family heard about a Facebook plea from a Michigan animal shelter that found homes for all but one of its animals at an event intended to empty the shelter's cages, the Van Gundy family answered the call, according to Good Morning America

The shelter said more than 80 applications were submitted for the pet, named Eastwood, but it ultimately matched the dog—who has a deformed leg requiring surgery—with the Van Gundy family. 

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Stan Van Gundy's wife, Kimberly Abbott Van Gundy, posted a message on Facebook from the family's seven pets. "Our people are really nice and we all get along well and have lots of fun together," she wrote, according to Good Morning America

Stan Van Gundy just finished his third season as the coach of the Pistons, winning 37 games.