FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo a photograph of a billboard sits on Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's desk during his interview with the Associated Press in Detroit. The former NBA grea

 

              FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo a photograph of a billboard sits on Detroit Mayor Dave Bing
FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo a photograph of a billboard sits on Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's desk during his interview with the Associated Press in Detroit. The former NBA great, who transitioned smoothly to owner and founder of a steel supply company, became Mayor of Detroit in 2009. In basketball and business, he never side-stepped a challenge, but the overwhelming weight of Detroit’s financial problems and other troubles have convinced Bing to pass control of the city over to the state. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)