Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen says Phil Jackson is a racist [Video]

According to former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen, legendary NBA head coach Phil Jackson is a racist. On Monday, during an exchange with Dan Patrick in which the two were discussing Jackson’s decision to let Toni Kukoc take the final shot against the New York Knicks in the 1994 NBA Playoffs, Pippen said that Jackson … Read more

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 Jackson, then Pistons GM Joe Dumars offered the Lakers a trade for Bryant that would … Read more

New report reveals Lakers knew Pistons domination was imminent in ’04

The nature of the 2003-04 Detroit Pistons’ underdog status is well-documented. Throughout the 2004 campaign, the Pistons were often labeled as a star-less, offensively challenged squad out of the East who’d serve as mere fodder for whoever emerged from the rugged yet refined West. As Ric Bucher recently shared in the Bleacher Report’s oral history of the 2004 Los … Read more

The end is near: Pistons close season tonight against Knicks

What: Detroit Pistons (31-50) @ New York Knicks (17-64) When: 8:00 p.m., FSD Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City The Pistons (31-50) complete their first season of the Stan Van Gundy era tonight against the New York Knicks (17-64), winners of two straight. Another Knicks victory would clinch top lottery odds for the Minnesota Timberwolves, … Read more

Detroit Pistons hire Mo Cheeks as head coach

The Detroit Pistons have found their man. After a six week search in which they brought in Hall of Famer Phil Jackson to help with the coaching search, they hired former Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers head coach Maurice “Mo” Cheeks. ESPN’s Mark Stein was the first to report the story. Cheeks was hired … Read more