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Game of the Day: Detroit Pistons complete 5-game sweep to win 2004 NBA Championship

When the matchup was set, very few people gave the Detroit Pistons any chance at all to defeat Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, and the Los Angeles Lakers. But that is exactly what the Pistons did in 2004 as they defeated...

Detroit Pistons Championship celebration after sweeping Lakers to win first NBA Championship [Video]

On this day in 1989, the Detroit Pistons defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals to win their first Championship in franchise history. Let's take a look back to the Pistons amazing celebration following their...

Former Pistons guard Rip Hamilton discusses facing Kobe Bryant

Former Detroit Pistons guard Richard "Rip" Hamilton was one of the most beloved sports figures in Motor City history for his integral role in the "Goin' To Work" edition of the team that delivered the city's third NBA title...

Former Michigan State standout Shannon Brown arrested for firing rifle in direction of 2 people

According to reports, former Michigan State basketball player Shannon Brown was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after allegedly firing a rifle in the direction of two people to enter his 'for sale' home. https://twitter.com/Big3N3ws/status/1258558524612923393?s=20 From The Citizen: Tyrone Police Department spokesman...

Phil Jackson exposes Detroit Pistons 1999 blockbuster trade offer for Kobe Bryant

We have all heard about Kobe Bryant vetoing a trade to the Detroit Pistons in 2007 but according to former Los Angeles Lakers head coach, Phil Jackson, the Pistons offered another trade for Kobe during the 1999-2000 season. According to...

New Detroit Lions CB Jeff Okudah drew high praise from LeBron James

The Detroit Lions selected former Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Jeff Okudah with the third overall selection in the 2020 NFL Draft yesterday, and the newest member of the Motor City can't wait to get started with his new teammates....

Shaquille O’Neal once tried to pay teammate to fight Kobe Bryant

It is no mystery that Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal were exactly the best of friends while they were teammates on the Los Angeles Lakers. It's well documented that the two had a heated relationship and allegedly, O'Neal offered...

Report: Los Angeles Lakers made Detroit Pistons offer for Derrick Rose

Heading up to the NBA trade deadline, there was plenty of speculation that the Detroit Pistons may be willing to trade Derrick Rose. But the deadline passed and Rose remained a Piston. http://gty.im/1208709349 According to a report from Shams Charania of...

Watch: Derrick Rose drops 31 points in route to a victory against the Phoenix Suns [Video]

Pistons' guard Derrick Rose had a great game in last night's victory against the Phoenix Suns. Rose finished the night scoring 31 points on 15-of-24 shooting from the floor, helping the Detroit Pistons snap a seven-game losing streak.   https://twitter.com/DetroitPistons/status/1233611099683147777?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1233611099683147777&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fbleacherreport.com%2Fdetroit-pistons In case...

Vanessa Bryant files wrongful death lawsuit against helicopter company

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, will be Island Express Helicopters and Island Express Holding Corp., the company that owned the helicopter that crashed outside of Los Angeles on January 26. The crash claimed the...
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The Detroit Red Wings have featured not only some of the National Hockey League's greatest teams in history, but also some of the greatest...

Spencer Torkelson receiving pointers from Tigers legend Alan Trammell (VIDEO)

Known to Detroit Tigers affectionately as "Tram", Alan Trammell is one of the greatest players not only in team history, but in the sport...

Latest development in potential new name for Washington Redskins

The NFL's Washington Redskins are officially in the midst of a discussion to change their team name. And while there have been plenty of...

University of Toledo football player Jahneil Douglas fatally shot

Some unfortunate news to pass along in the world of collegiate sports. Jahneil Douglas, a junior defensive lineman at the University of Toledo, was...