The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Even Phil Jackson seems a bit befuddled by the Detroit Pistons in their current state.
Could the Detroit Pistons soon be replacing one championship-winning former Piston with another in the team’s front office?
Deron Williams took a moment to snap a few photos of Brooklyn teammate Jason Collins at their shootaround in Portland.
Steve Kerr, Craig Hodges and Larry Bird must be saying to themselves right about now, “where was this thought when I played.”
Detroit’s frontcourt has been crowded this season, and with the trade deadline passed and no movement by the Pistons, it looks like that will continue.
With the NBA Slam Dunk Contest coming up, we take a look at five classic dunks.
Even as they built a sizable lead in the second half, up to 23 points, the Pistons never let off the gas. That thrilled interim coach John Loyer.
The head coaching career of John Loyer could hardly have started any better than it did Monday night.
“He’ll be very good,” Billups said of Loyer. “He’s just going to be who he is. Everybody loves him.”