Archives: Silverdome Hosts the Pistons

The Detroit Pistons experienced their best days at the Palace of Auburn Hills, winning three NBA Championships (1989, 1990, and 2004) since moving to the facility, but the franchise built its fan base in the Pontiac Silverdome. The Pistons shared Olympia Stadium–aka the Old Red Barn–with longtime tenant the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL … Continue reading

Mixtape: Jrue Holiday

It’s time to break from the beaten path with a current NBA’er for this Friday’s mixtape. We present to you Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers by Matt Ennis. The song is “Ambition” by Wale (featuring Meek Mill and Rick Ross). It’s been a down season for the third-year point guard (shooting below his career … Continue reading

Noel to Kentucky, Shabazz to UCLA

Nerlens Noel, top prospect as rated by ESPNU, announced Wednesday he will play at Kentucky next season. Signing the Everett, Massachusetts gives John Calipari the No. 1 recruiting class, the fourth consecutive for UK. Noel made the announcement in style, shaving “UK” into the back of his already amazing hi-top fade. He chose Kentucky over … Continue reading

The Two Sides of the Knicks

The Knicks play tonight. But before all you Knicks fans get all excited, you should be just a little scared. You see, we’re not entirely sure which Knicks team will show up tonight. Sometimes the Knicks show up to play. They step out on the floor, play from tip-off to the final whistle with intensity … Continue reading