Former Detroit Pistons coach Larry Brown lands new coaching gig

According to a report from the Associated Press, former Detroit Pistons head coach Larry Brown has landed a new gig. Brown, according to reports, will be joining Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway‘s staff as an assistant. From AP: Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Hall of Famer Larry Brown to the Tigers’ staff as an … 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

Larry Brown reveals Detroit Pistons lost Game 2 of NBA Finals because they did not listen to him about Kobe Bryant

The Goin’ to Work Detroit Pistons team that won the 2004 NBA Championship is a team that will forever be remembered. During that magical 2003-2004 season, the Pistons ended up squaring off against Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, and the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2004 NBA Finals. Embed from Getty Images Heading into the series, … Read more

Larry Brown: I thought Pistons would draft Carmelo Anthony, not Darko

Fans of the Detroit Pistons weren’t the only ones who were surprised to see the team not draft Carmelo Anthony with the second overall draft pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. Hall of Fame head coach Larry Brown, who was entering his first season with the Pistons, was also surprised at the decision. Hall of … 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

Chauncey Billups reveals what REALLY happened in 2005 finals

It’s a moment any Detroit Pistons fan of the 90’s – 00’s will remember vividly. One of the heart-thumping moments that makes playoff basketball fans into fans for life. Unfortunately, the Pistons ended up on the wrong side of that moment; the time that, according to Chauncey Billups, coach Larry Brown choked away Game 5 … 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

10 Moments That Defined the Pistons’ 2004 Championship Run

As has been making the rounds on the information superhighway of late, only three teams in NBA history have won an NBA championship without a single player on its roster who’d won an MVP award either prior, during, or following his squad’s championship run: the 1989 Pistons, 1990 Pistons, and the 2004 Pistons. Today, we’re … Read more

Remembering the 2004 Detroit Pistons

10 years ago, a 10-year old kid who had just begun watching the game of basketball was watching a Detroit Pistons game at his home in Garden City, MI. He watched a team with swagger, defensive intensity, a team who had fun, and a team that played the right way. The boy became enamored with … Read more