Allen Iverson’s highlights played one more time on the big screen, diehard Philadelphia 76ers fans and Julius Erving all part of the crowd catching one more glimpse of No. 3 in his prime.
The Detroit Pistons were one of the worst teams in the NBA last season, finishing 29-53 and outside of the top ten in the Eastern Conference.
“Some people just have it in them, those ice-cold veins,” said forward Greg Monroe. “He just has a knack for making big shots.”
Greg Monroe had 24 points and 16 rebounds, and the new-look Detroit Pistons won their season opener in convincing fashion, beating the Washington Wizards 113-102 Wednesday night.
The PIstons have missed the playoffs the last four seasons, but if the team’s ability to win has changed as much as its roster, Detroit could be in good shape.
The NBA begins another season with three matchups on opening night. Some highlights from around the courts
All the talk, hype, hyperbole and court storming that transpired during the preseason is over.
Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores is donating $250,000 to support the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy.
Gores told reporters weeks ago that they would be seeing much more of him this season, and he certainly stayed true to that promise Thursday.
The Pistons’ brightest young talent without a doubt in my mind is Andre Drummond.