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

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?” Well, that game took place 17 years ago, today. The Game It was November 19, and the Pacers met the Pistons at the Palace, hoping to redeem themselves after the … Read more

Stephen Jackson says he does not regret hitting Detroit Pistons fan

It was one of the darkest moments in NBA history, but would the punishments have been different had it happened today? With 49 seconds remaining in a November 2004 game between the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers, Pistons center Ben Wallace went up for a layup, but was fouled by Pacers small forward Ron Artest. … Read more

Flashback: Pistons take down Hornets in first game at The Palace (VIDEO)

It was an official end of an era this morning with the implosion of The Palace of Auburn Hills, which provided countless sports and entertainment memories for the Motor City since the venue’s opening in 1988. Let’s throw it back to the very first Detroit Pistons game at the legendary arena, a 94-85 win over … Read more

The final video tribute to The Palace of Auburn Hills (VIDEO)

It was officially the end of an era this morning, as The Palace of Auburn Hills was imploded. The famed venue served as the home of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons, as well as countless concerts and other sporting events. Following the final event at The Palace in 2017 (a concert by Detroit-native rocker Bob Seger), … Read more

Footage of the abandoned Palace of Auburn Hills will be difficult to see (VIDEO)

It will officially be the end of a Michigan sports and entertainment era on Saturday, as the official demolition date was set for the famed Palace of Auburn Hills. Check out this amazing first-hand video from YouTube user Daryl Turcott at what would be some of the final glimpses inside the famed venue that housed … Read more

Most recent Palace of Auburn Hills photos are tough to look at

From 1988-2017, the Palace of Auburn Hills was the home of the Detroit Pistons, and to say that many great memories were made there would be an understatement. Not only did the Pistons win three NBA Championships while playing at the Palace but the Detroit Shock of the WNBA matched that during their short stint … 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

DSN Exclusive Interview with Detroit Pistons announcer Mason

Deee-troit Basketball! Every Detroit Pistons’ fan immediately knows the popular chant that became a staple at home games during the 2004 championship run. It’s become a rallying cry behind some of the biggest moments in Pistons’ history and still pumps up the fans today. But who is the man who’s voice has become synonymous with Motor … Read more