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

LOOK: 3 former Pistons nominated for the Hall of Fame for the first time

Candidates for the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class were announced Thursday and a few of your favorite Pistons made the list for the first time. There have been seventeen Hall of Fame players come through and play for the Detroit Pistons organization, as well as two Hall of Fame Coaches, Larry Brown … Read more

Rasheed Wallace: 2004 Detroit Pistons would ‘run through’ today’s NBA teams

That Rasheed Wallace guy… remember him? He always had something to say, whether on the court or off. Apparently, he hasn’t changed much since retirement. We’ve heard the question for quite some time: Would (insert team name here) be able to beat the Golden State Warriors? The teams that are generally inserted in that blank are Michael Jordan‘s Chicago Bulls, … Read more

LOOK: Pistons all-time roster for NBA 2K revealed

NBA 2K is far and away the best basketball based video game series on the market right now, and they always find a way to create massive hype around their yearly releases. One new addition that has fans clamoring for NBA 2K18 is their release of “all-time” teams, which takes the best players in each … Read more

Former Pacer Stephen Jackson reveals unknown details about ‘Malice at the Palace’

Earlier this week, The Rich Eisen Show hosted former Indiana Pacers starter Stephen Jackson. He shared his inside thoughts about one of the most infamous sports moments in US history – the “Malice at the Palace.”  Late in the fourth quarter of a November 19th, 2004 game at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the Indiana Pacers … Read more

WATCH: Detroit Pistons halftime tribute video to past legends

Monday night was the final Detroit Pistons game at the Palace of Auburn Hills. After playing in the building since 1988, the team announced this past November that they’d be joining the Detroit Red Wings in the brand new Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit, meaning that all four Detroit professional sports teams would be … Read more

Remembering The Palace: The building’s best moments

The Pistons are about to play their final game at the Palace of Auburn Hills, a building that has certainly provided the franchise many great moments. As an ode to one of the best basketball arenas of all time, we took to the DSN staff to find out some stand out moments that the Palace … Read more

Over 12 years later, Metta World Peace is at peace with the Palace brawl

Metta World Peace, the controversial NBA player formerly known as Ron Artest, spoke before the Los Angeles Lakers’ matchup against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday about his memories of the venue, including the infamous brawl in November of 2004. “I see the flashbacks sometimes. Not necessarily out here – … Read more

TBT: Barkley swings on Laimbeer, Ben Wallace dominates Shaq

TNT’s “Inside the NBA” is far and away the best NBA show on television right now. A big part of that is due to the hilarious and often combatant commentary of former NBA players Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal, both of whom have an extensive history with our hometown Detroit Pistons. First up, Barkley: In … Read more

Top 10 Michigan sports moments since the Detroit Lions last hosted a playoff game

January 8th, 1994. It’s been quite a long time since the Detroit Lions have hosted a playoff game. We have had a lot of fantastic events happen with our favorite teams in Michigan in that time frame. The Lions, on the other hand, have been devoid of anything positive in that time. This Sunday night, … Read more

Piston to retire Rip Hamilton’s jersey

A fixture on the Detroit Pistons teams of the 2000’s, Richard ‘Rip’ Hamilton will have his jersey retired in February. Add No. 32 to the rafters. The Pistons are retiring Rip Hamilton's jersey. https://t.co/VvYcpkBHVW — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) December 23, 2016 Hamilton wore #32 for the Pistons and along with teammates Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups, Rasheed Wallace, and Tayshaun Prince … Read more

DSN Top Moments from 2016

There was a number of things that stood from the 2016, it was a sports year unlike any other. And it wasn’t just here in the United States, with the latest installment of the Olympics, the sports world was buzzing globally. There were also some noteworthy moments from 2016 when you hone in on the … Read more

Chauncey Billups: ‘What we did (in 2004) will never happen again’

One of the best to ever wear a Detroit Pistons uniform, point guard Chauncey Billups joined Adrian Wojnarowski this past week on his ‘The Vertical Podcast’ show. Wojnarowski touched on many topics with Billups, one in particular stands out from the others. About a quarter of the way through the podcast, Wojnarowski brought up how the 2004 … Read more

Top 10 most heartbreaking Detroit player departures of the 2000’s

Some players stay, some don’t. It’s just the nature of the beast. Often times, it’s hard to say goodbye to players who have been playing for your favorite team when it comes time to do so. Some players who have left Detroit really burrowed themselves into the hearts of fans before leaving, whether they left … Read more