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Ben Wallace, Detroit Pistons, Grand Rapids Drive, NBA, NBA G League, The Next Chapter -

Basketball fans prematurely predicted that the 2003-04 Los Angeles Lakers would prevail as NBA champions. But their opponents in the Finals, the Detroit Pistons, had a different outcome in mind. Ben Wallace and his teammates stunningly won the series 4-1 to take home the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. Now, more than a decade later, Wallace, […]

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Aretha Franklin, Bo Jackson, Detroit, Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, MLB, Muhammad Ali, Music, NFL, Obituary, Olympics, Rest In Peace, Wrestlemania -

When the death of Aretha Franklin was announced to the world, the somber news was met with the kind of reverence usually reserved for political dignitaries or royalty. And what else would you expect for the Queen of Soul, the most celebrated voice of not just her generation but perhaps of all time? There are […]

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Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons, Disney World, In My Feelings Challenge, Jr. NBA World Championship, Magic Kingdom, NBA, WHHW -

It appears that the #InMyFeelingsChallenge is still going strong. This time, everyone give a round of applause to Detroit Pistons star Andre Drummond for keeping the dance craze alive for a group of young ballers. On Sunday, more than 300 youth players from 35 countries filed into the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and […]

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Daily Uplift, Detroit Pistons, Get Lifted, NBA, NBA Cares -

While the NBA playoffs were in full swing in mid-May, the Detroit Pistons were hosting 20 students from across the country competing in the second annual NBA Math Hoops National Championship, courtesy of the NBA Math Hoops Program, Learn Fresh and NBA Cares. On May 18, the team welcomed participants for the weekend event and […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, LeBron James, NBA -

It is no small detail that the night LeBron James came into the full weight of his nickname, “King James,” he did so at an arena called The Palace. In that Game 5 matchup, the Cleveland Cavaliers forward did to the Detroit Pistons what Oprah Winfrey often did to the guests who attended her live […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Bernard King, Darrell Walker, Detroit Pistons, Isiah Thomas, NBA, New York Knicks -

With 1 minute, 56 seconds remaining, an eight-point deficit and the weight of winning a playoff series for the first time in eight years on his shoulders, the Detroit Pistons’ Isiah Thomas began a staggering offensive attack against the New York Knicks. The record crowd of 21,208 at Joe Louis Arena watched as the 6-foot-1 […]

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Detroit Pistons, LGBTQ, Mia Henderson, NBA, News, Reggie Bullock, Sports, transgendered -

Detroit Piston Reggie Bullock says one of his biggest regrets is that his transgender sister never got to see him play in college.

The post NBA star Reggie Bullock regrets being ashamed of transgender sister appeared first on theGrio.

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Blake Griffin, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA -

SACRAMENTO, California — Blake Griffin and his Detroit Pistons teammates enjoyed a night of hitting golf balls at Topgolf Roseville on the eve of playing the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. It was the latest in team bonding for the power forward. With Griffin already feeling comfortable and wanted with a Pistons franchise that he […]

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Ben Wallace, Detroit, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Riots, Hockey, Jay-Z, NBA, Rick Mahorn, Tiger Stadium -

Digital images of perhaps the world’s most famous rapper flash across giant screens. The screens rise toward the ceiling of Little Caesars Arena, the most recent of three new sports venues to emerge in downtown Detroit. It’s where the Pistons play. Near one side of Jay-Z’s 360-degree stage, LeBron James, perhaps the world’s most famous […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, Orlando Magic -

Somebody forgot to tell the rest of the NBA that we’re supposed to be waiting for a fourth straight Golden State Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers Finals. In the West, the Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers are rocking rims and raising eyebrows. In the East, the Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic are killing, while doormats are giving […]

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Detroit Pistons, Kyle Lowry, NBA, Toronto Raptors, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. After missing 18 games since the All-Star Game, and finding his Toronto Raptors down 20 points at the half, Kyle Lowry kicked it into overdrive on Wednesday night, dropping 27 points and finishing with 10 assists as the Raptors rallied to defeat the Detroit Pistons, 105-102. Lowry, who’s been recovering from a wrist […]

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Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, NBA, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. The Miami Heat have now moved into the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, thanks to a last-second tip-in by center Hassan Whiteside in the Heat’s 97-96 win over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Whiteside, who scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds, had to scale Mount Andre Drummond to […]

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Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons, Enes Kanter, James Harden, NBA, Nene Hilario, Russell Westbrook, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook won the battle against his former teammate James Harden, amassing 48 points, eight rebounds and five assists to Harden’s 26-8-12 final stat line, but it was the Houston Rockets’ point guard who helped his team win the war, as Houston overcame a 14-point deficit at halftime and […]

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Detroit Pistons, Flip Saunders, NBA, Tayshaun Prince -

Perhaps in one of the coolest text message group chats around, former Detroit Pistons stars Chauncey Billups, Ben Wallace, Rip Hamilton, Rasheed Wallace and Tayshaun Prince talk regularly. And one of the biggest topics of discussions as of late is about when Prince — the only one still playing — will sign with an NBA […]

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Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons, NBA, Style, The Style of Swagger -

Detroit Pistons All-Star Andre Drummond has a style and flair that extend far beyond the court. Whether it’s rocking custom glitter Timbs or colorful, floral-lined suits, he wears them with playful confidence. So we jumped at the opportunity to get a personal tour of his closet and hear about his self-described “unique, fun and daring” […]

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Detroit Pistons, Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Josh Smith, NBA, Sports -

So, Josh Smith has decided to take his talents to Houston, after having been sent […]

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Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith, NBA, Sports, Stan Van Gundy -

There is no way Josh Smith—6-foot-8 with as much athleticism as anyone in the NBA—was […]

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Ahmad Rashad, Detroit Pistons, Grant Hill, Grant Hill Inside Stuff, Inside The NBA, NBA Inside Stuff, NBA TV, News, Sports, TNT -

NEW YORK (AP) — "NBA Inside Stuff" is coming back to TV, with recently retired Grant Hill serving as a co-host...

The post ‘NBA Inside Stuff’ to return with Grant Hill as co-host appeared first on theGrio.

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Detroit Pistons, Detroit Pistons Coach, Maurice Cheeks, Maurice Cheeks Hired, Mo Cheeks, NBA, News, Sports -

DETROIT (AP) — Maurice Cheeks is getting a third shot to be an NBA head coach...

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2012 Olympics, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, Invite, News, Sports, Tryout, U.S. Olympic team, USA Basketball -

Greg Monroe is voicing his opinion about the 2012 men's U.S. Olympic Basketball Team's roster. He is upset that he did not even get an invite to tryout for the Olympic team...

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