Richard Hamilton talks about ‘what if’ the Detroit Pistons drafted Carmelo Anthony

With the No. 2 pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, the Detroit Pistons selected Darko Milicic. At the time, LeBron James was the clear-cut No. 1 prospect but there was a plethora of debate as to who the Pistons should select at No. 2, Milicic or Carmelo Anthony, who was coming off an NCAA Championship … Read more

Suns star Devin Booker reveals advice he received from former Detroit Piston Rip Hamilton

Nobody made wearing a mask in the NBA more famous than former Detroit Pistons G Richard “Rip” Hamilton. After breaking his nose in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker decided that he too will wear a mask moving forward to protect himself from further injury. Ironically, Hamilton just so … Read more

Five bold predictions for the Detroit Pistons entering the 2019-20 season

The Detroit Pistons are coming into the 2019-20 season with a sense of hope. Last season, the Pistons were eliminated from the playoffs after being swept 4-0 during their first round series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Some may argue that if Blake Griffin were healthy during the playoffs, the Pistons could have made things interesting … 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

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

Watch: Emotional Richard Hamilton introduced by Mason one final time [VIDEO]

Richard Hamilton will go down as one of the greatest Detroit Pistons ever. On Sunday, his No. 32 jersey was retired by the Pistons and was raised to the rafters. During his time in Detroit, Hamilton and his ‘Goin’ to Work’ Pistons brought us countless memories, including the best memory of all, a World Championship … Read more

MUST WATCH: Pistons’ tribute to Richard Hamilton

On Sunday, the Detroit Pistons officially retired Richard Hamilton‘s No. 32 jersey. Hamilton played for the Pistons from 2002-2011. During his time in Detroit, he was a 3-time NBA All-Star and helped lead the Pistons to the 2004 NBA Championship. Here is the tribute video that was played at halftime, just before the big moment. … Read more

Our favorite Richard Hamilton moments

Richard Hamilton is getting his jersey retired by the Pistons tonight, and for good reason. He is the franchise’s all-time leading playoff scorer, and was a catalyst for the 2004 championship team. Given the Pistons struggles in recent years, fan support has died off, but still everyone loves to reminisce about the days of 2004 … Read more

Richard Hamilton reflects on his time in Detroit, says he wished it would have ended differently

Sunday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills is going to be fun. The Detroit Pistons are retiring the number of shooting guard Richard Hamilton, who played with the team from 2002-2011, and was a integral part of the Pistons 2004 championship team. Friday morning, he went 97.1 the Ticket’s Jamie and Stoney Show to reflect … Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: Best of Richard “Rip” Hamilton with the Pistons

The Detroit Pistons announced back in December that they are retiring the No. 32 of guard Richard “Rip” Hamilton on Sunday February 26, 2017.

Hamilton was a key member of Detroit’s 2004 NBA championship squad, and was instrumental in the team reaching six consecutive Eastern Conference Finals. Let’s take a look back at some of his greatest highlights wearing the Pistons red, white and blue.

 

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

Rip Hamilton: The ’04 Pistons would beat the current Golden State Warriors

Members of Detroit’s last championship basketball team have been making headlines recently. First, former Piston forward Tayshaun Prince said the Pistons of the mid-2000s era could have won four titles if they had drafted Carmelo Anthony over Darko Milicic with the second pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. Former teammate Richard ‘Rip’ Hamilton decided to see … Read more

Tayshaun Prince: The Pistons could have won 4 championships if they drafted Carmelo Anthony

With the Detroit Pistons season right around the corner, the inevitable reminder that they drafted Darko Milicic No. 2 overall instead of Carmelo Anthony,  Dwyane Wade, or Chris Bosh in 2003 is sure to come, and boy did it ever. However, this time was different. It wasn’t just fan hyperbole and what-if scenarios powering this … Read more