Detroit Pistons Lose Prestige, Thrown out of Palace, Forced to Roam Streets

Bare KnucksAnalyst IFebruary 23, 2009

What happened to the Detroit Pistons?  They were just dismantled by LBJ and the Cavs and have only chalked up 5 W’s in their last 20 games. Currently they are 8th in the Eastern Conference, but at this pace, the Redd-less and Bogut-less Milwaukee Bucks are going to squeeze into that 8 spot and the Pistons will not be heading to the post-season.

How does a team with players like Allen Iverson, Richard Hamilton, Rasheed Wallace and Tayshaun Prince play so poorly? I guess I can answer my own question… Iverson has some impressive career stats (27 pts and 6 assists per game), but is not a proven winner. Rip Hamilton and his mask have been progressively getting worse (just lost his starting job to Rodney Stuckey), and ‘Sheed, well, Rasheed just doesn’t give a shit about anything. I take that back, I guess he’s worried about a couple things… hittin’ his bong after the game and getting T’d up (holds the record for most technical fouls in a regular season – 41; or 1 every 2 games) [Read more...]