METRO DETROIT'S WINTER WEATHER: TRAFFIC | FORECAST | RADAR |WOMAN FREEZES TO DEATH 

Pistons

Report: Isiah Thomas Could Soon Join Ownership Group Of Pistons

View Comments
(Photo by Allen Einsten/NBAE via Getty Images)

(Photo by Allen Einsten/NBAE via Getty Images)

Detroit Pistons
Upcoming Games

Buy Pistons Tickets Full Schedule
Wednesday Nov 26
vs. Clippers
Friday Nov 28
vs. Bucks
Sunday Nov 30
vs. Warriors
Pistons Central
Shop for Pistons Gear
Buy Pistons Tickets

NBA Scoreboard
NBA Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

CBS DETROIT – Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas could soon own a piece of the franchise he led to back-to-back championships in 1989 and 1990, according to the Detroit News.

The NBA and the partners of Platinum Equity would have to approve Thomas to join the ownership group, of which he would be a “not a ceremonial piece, but a respectable piece,” per the News. The discussions are reportedly in the early stages, with the percentage of ownership not yet agreed upon.

The Pistons took Thomas with the second overall pick of the 1981 draft, and the point guard – now in the Hall of Fame – played for the team until 1994. During the tenure of Thomas, Detroit made the playoffs nine straight years. Five times the Pistons made it as far as the conference finals, and twice they won the championship.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,047 other followers