Tag: Detroit Pistons

‘NBA Jam’ Really Was Biased Against The Bulls Because Its Creator Was A Pistons Fan

NBA Jam is beloved among basketball fans and gamers alike. As of this writing, you can even get an NBA Jam-inspired shirt with your favorite team’s two best players on it in the team store, if it’s open. Decades later, its details and lore are still such that NBA Jam is one of the most […]

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John Salley: Michael Jordan ‘Loved Everybody’ On The Pistons Except Bill Laimbeer

The Last Dance has given us so many memorable moments over the past month, it’s hard to know how we’re supposed to fill the void after the upcoming finale this Sunday. In terms of sheer entertainment value, it’s no surprise that some of the best content has come from the bitter rivalry between Michael Jordan’s […]

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Joe Dumars Remembers When The Bad Boys Pistons Knew The Bulls ‘Weren’t Kids Anymore’

The biggest, most tiring hill Michael Jordan had to climb early in his career was defeating Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars and the Bad Boy Pistons. In the latest episode of The Right Time podcast with Bomani Jones, Dumars explained his side of the memories of those famous Bulls-Pistons clashes, and when he knew Chicago finally […]

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Bill Laimbeer Thinks The Bulls Are ‘Whiners’ And Should ‘Move On’ From The Pistons Walk-Off

ESPN’s The Last Dance continues to generate massive interest in the sports world, with sky-high television ratings for the third and fourth installments on Sunday and seemingly endless discussion on social media. While six (!) episodes remain, this week’s content didn’t disappoint, from stories about Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman to the revelation that Michael […]

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The Last Dance: Isaiah Thomas Is Not Isiah Thomas’ Tether; They Are Two Different People

(L-R): Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Washington Wizards looks on against the Denver Nuggets during the first half on January 04, 2020 in Washington, DC. ; Head coach Isiah Thomas of the Indiana Pacers reacts to the NBA game against the New York Knicks in New York City, New York. Photo: Patrick Smith (Getty Images), […]

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Dennis Rodman’s College Coach Recalls Recruiting Him Over H-O-R-S-E

The telephone calls from reporters and television producers are more sporadic now. But Lonn Reisman still hears from people who want to know more about Dennis Rodman, and that has been the case again thanks to “The Last Dance,” ESPN’s 10-part documentary series on Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls. Two more episodes […]

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Michael Jordan On Isiah Thomas: ‘You Can’t Convince Me He Wasn’t An Assh*le’

The third and fourth episodes of The Last Dance look at a few pivotal turning points for Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls that help them begin their dynasty. One is the firing of Doug Collins to make Phil Jackson head coach, bringing the triangle offense to Chicago, which Jordan wasn’t a fan of at […]

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Here’s The Moment The Bad Boys Pistons Knew The Bulls Finally Had Their Number

The Bad Boys-era Detroit Pistons were the greatest foe the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls ever faced. Detroit took Chicago down in the NBA playoffs three years in a row early in Jordan’s career, resorting to hyper-aggressive tactics known as the “Jordan Rules” to physically and mentally test the Bulls and their superstar guard. For years, […]

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Episodes 3 And 4 Of ‘The Last Dance’ Will Dive Into The Bulls-Pistons Rivalry

The first two hour-long episodes of The Last Dance premiered on Sunday night to great fanfare, and the consensus as the clock struck 11 p.m. ET and the second episode ended was that the people, from fans to current NBA stars, demanded more. Unfortunately, we will have to wait until next Sunday to watch the […]

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Here’s Why Pistons Coach Dwane Casey Was ‘Very Unhappy’ Christian Wood’s Positive Coronavirus Test Leaked

Christian Wood has a pair of distinctions in the NBA’s bout with COVID-19. The Detroit Pistons’ forward was the first player outside of Utah to have word of a positive test leak to the media, and he’s the first NBA player, as far as we all know, to completely recover from the virus that has […]

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The Pistons Reportedly Offered Their Performance Center To Health Officials As They Fight COVID-19

One thing that has become evident in many of the places that are currently wrestling with COVID-19, both in the United States and abroad, is that hospitals alone are struggling to fight the virus. In addition to those impacted by this novel coronavirus, there are still the folks who just need to go to the […]

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Report: Since-diagnosed with coronavirus, Christian Wood played 76ers with flu-like symptoms

Pistons big Christian Wood tested positive for coronavirus Saturday. The prior Wednesday, he apparently played the 76ers DESPITE IT BEING KNOWN HE WAS SICK. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated: Pistons forward Christian Wood reported flu-like symptoms the morning of Detroit’s game against Philadelphia on Wednesday, league sources told @SInow. Wood played, but when the Gobert […]

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Cleveland State coach Chris Kielsmeier tests positive for coronavirus

Chris Kielsmeier, the Cleveland State women’s coach, announced he tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday night. (Justin Casterline/Getty Images) Cleveland State women’s coach Chris Kielsmeier has tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced on Saturday night, marking the first confirmed case of the coronavirus at the university.  Kielsmeier just wrapped up his second season […]

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Pistons player tests positive for coronavirus

Los Angeles (AFP) – Detroit Pistons player Christian Wood has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the third NBA player to contract COVID-19. The Pistons, without identifying Wood, issued a statement on Saturday saying that one of their players had tested positive. Woods’ agent Adam Pensack told the Detroit News on Saturday that his client […]

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Report: Detroit Pistons Forward Christian Wood Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

A pair of NBA players were diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this week. Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive on Wednesday night — making him the first person to receive the diagnosis in an event that led to the NBA suspending the season for at least a month — and one day later, we learned […]

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Five NBA Teams Have Been Asked To Self-Quarantine After Playing The Jazz In The Last 10 Days (UPDATE)

The NBA season was brought to an abrupt halt on Wednesday night after Rudy Gobert reportedly tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Jazz and Thunder were just minutes before tip-off when news emerged that players were being told to remain in their respective locker-rooms amid fears that several players may have been exposed to […]

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Pistons buy out Markieff Morris, who’s reportedly most likely to join Lakers

The Pistons are dismantling. They traded Andre Drummond and bought out Reggie Jackson. Now, they’ve bought out Markieff Morris. Pistons release: The Detroit Pistons and Markieff Morris have reached an agreement to buy out the veteran forward’s contract. The Pistons have requested waivers on Morris. Shams Charania of The Athletic: Morris was owed $940,113 beyond […]

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Trae Young Charged With Assault, Felony Elder Abuse for Filthy Crossover on Andre Iguodala

Screenshot: @Sportscenter (Twitter) Contrary to popular belief, NBA players aren’t superhuman; they need a breather to recharge their minds and bodies just like everyone else. So with their extended vacation, NBA All-Star Weekend, officially in the rearview mirror, Thursday night meant it was time to get back to work—and a number of players did exactly […]

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