Detroit Pistons blockbuster trade tweet would have broken Twitter in 2020

On March 26, 2006, Twitter creator Jack Dorsey sent out the first tweet ever. Over two years later (Oct. 2008), the Detroit Pistons joined the Twitter party and since then they have tweeted out a whopping 72,974 messages. Embed from Getty Images One of the Pistons’ biggest tweets came less than a month later (Nov. … Read more

Flashback: Detroit Pistons defeat Spurs on Christmas 2005 at The Palace

It was their first matchup since Game 7 of the 2005 NBA Finals, a heartbreaking loss for the Detroit Pistons in their bid to win back to back championships. The San Antonio Spurs came to the sold-out Palace of Auburn Hills for a Christmas Day rematch with Detroit, who ended up winning the game handily … Read more

Detroit Sports Nation’s Top Five Christmas Wish List

The sports scene in Detroit has been through a lot this year, but with Christmas right around the corner, maybe a Christmas miracle will happen. The Lions, Pistons, Red Wings and Tigers could all use a miracle right now. The Lions (3-9-1), Pistons (10-15), and Red Wings (8-22-3) currently hold losing records so far this … Read more

Recounting Chauncey’s winding path to the Motor City

Players come around every now and then that you just want on your team regardless of what they bring to the court, whether it be their offensive ability, defensive mentality, leadership qualities, etc. For Chauncey Billups, selected third overall by the Boston Celtics in the 1997 NBA Draft, it just happened to take a few … Read more

Video: Kevin Garnett Headbutts Dwight Howard, Harmless Basketball Tussle Ensues

Who’s up for a good old fashioned dust-up? Well, this clip’s probably  not going to do it for you. But by NBA standards, this is what constitutes a fight these days. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard and Brooklyn Nets agitator Kevin Garnett had themselves a verbal disagreement earlier this evening and all the symptoms of a … Read more

Detroit Pistons pull the ultimate tank move in loss to Pelicans

So there they were, the Detroit Pistons down 103-101 with 1.9 seconds left and two timeouts. A timeout would’ve advanced the ball into the front court and the Pistons would’ve had a real chance at going for the tie or the win with a triple. Instead, no timeout was called, Brandon Jennings fired up a … Read more