Top 5 ‘tough guys’ in Detroit sports history

Throughout the history of Detroit sports, we have had some great teams and on those teams, we have had some great players, there is no question about that. But some of the players who often do not get the respect they deserve are the “tough guys.” In my opinion, the Top 5 ‘Tough Guys’ in … Read more

Former Pistons defensive star Ben Wallace lauds GM Troy Weaver

It was a season of transition in the Motor City, as new GM Troy Weaver completely transformed the look of the Detroit Pistons. Only 2019 draft pick Sekou Doumbouya remains from the roster that was intact prior to Weaver’s arrival. However, several young players burst onto the scene, including the likes of Isaiah Stewart and … Read more

Former Detroit Pistons C Ben Wallace talks about not being in Hall of Fame

Ben Wallace may have only played in four NBA All-Star games during his 16-year career, but the former Detroit Pistons center certainly made an impact on the game that goes beyond a meaningless exhibition game. During his career, Wallace was the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year on four occasions and was an NBA All-Defensive … Read more

Ben Wallace talks origins of Malice at the Palace, describes what led to his exit

One of the top defensive players the NBA has ever seen, Ben Wallace first came to the Motor City as part of the deal that sent Grant Hill to the Orlando Magic. While the deal was thought to be relatively one-sided at the time, Wallace immediately made his mark on Detroit. He’d go on to … Read more

Former Detroit Pistons Ben Wallace, Chris Webber nominated for Basketball HOF

The Detroit Pistons have featured some of the great all-time NBA players throughout their history, and now, two more former members of the team could soon be forever enshrined in basketball immortality. Both Ben Wallace and Chris Weber have been officially nominated for the Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021: Congratulations to 4x @NBA … Read more

Reggie Miller drops bombshell on ‘Malice at the Palace’ 15-year anniversary

*Published on 11/19/19 15 years ago, an incident happened at the Palace of Auburn Hills that nobody who witnessed it — either live or on television — will ever forget. On November 19th, 2004, the Detroit Pistons squared off against the Indiana Pacers in an early-season game that most did not think too much of. … Read more

Jamal Crawford says Bulls GM Jerry Krause wanted to acquire Grant Hill

Following the highly noted breakup of the Chicago Bulls in 1998 following a second championship three-peat, general manager Jerry Krause reportedly had a plan in mind to build a new super team in the Windy City. While appearing on The Platform podcast, former Bulls player Jamal Crawford said Krause wanted to acquire Detroit Pistons small … Read more

Ben Wallace says Detroit Pistons would have won zero championships with Carmelo Anthony

In 2003, the Detroit Pistons had the No. 3 pick in the NBA Draft and as we all know, general manager Joe Dumars made the decision to select Darko Milicic. Though the Pistons went on to win the 2004 NBA Championship with Milicic riding the bench, many have wondered how many titles could have been … Read more

Trio of “Going to Work” Detroit Pistons included on 2020 NBA HOF eligible candidates

The “Going to Work” Detroit Pistons will be forever treasured in Detroit sports lore as being a squad solely built on teamwork and chemistry rather than superstars. And of course, it culminated in the franchise’s third NBA title, taking down the superstar laden Los Angeles Lakers in 2004. And now, three members from that legendary … Read more

Malice at the Palace: How it happened, why, and what’s happened since

Who remembers the 2004 game between the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers at the Palace of Auburn Hills that would famously and forever be coined, “the Malice at the Palace?” Embed from Getty Images The Game It was November 19, and the Pacers met the Pistons at the Palace, hoping to redeem themselves after the Pistons beat them in the … Read more

The “Malice at the Palace” was 16 years ago today

The darkest moment in NBA history took place at the Palace of Auburn Hills on this date 16 years ago, and has infamously become known as “The Malice at the Palace”. What happened: Embed from Getty Images With 49 seconds remaining in the contest, Pistons center Ben Wallace went up for a layup, but was … Read more

MUST SEE: 2004 champion Pistons celebrated at Little Caesars Arena

Goin’ to work! That was the theme of the legendary 2003-04 Detroit Pistons who shocked the world by winning their third NBA title over the heavily favored Los Angeles Lakers in a mere five games. It was their blue collar attitude that captured the Motor City’s attention and hearts, and will forever hold a special … Read more

BREAKING: Former Detroit Pistons’ guard Chauncey Billups nominated for Hall of Fame

According to reports, former Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups has been nominated for the Naismith Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Chauncey Billups nominated for the Naismith Hall of Fame class of 2019. Not bad for a guy who played for 4 different teams before becoming a star with the Pistons. Congrats, Mr Big Shot. … Read more