The lonely side of the Pistons-Bulls Christmas Day game

The screams of Chicago Bulls fans still rang in my ears hours after the annual Christmas Day game between the Detroit Pistons and Bulls at old Chicago Stadium. I was 30 stories into the air looking out over deserted downtown Chicago at the Marriott Hotel feeling a little sorry for myself wishing to be inContinue reading “The lonely side of the Pistons-Bulls Christmas Day game”

Former Piston Thomas was about winning titles: not stats

Pistons Hall of Fame guard Isiah Thomas averaged 19.2 points a game for his career and is considered by many to be the second greatest point guard in NBA history behind Magic Johnson. People who never saw him play often ask me why he did not average 25 or 2 6 points a game likeContinue reading “Former Piston Thomas was about winning titles: not stats”

Gores should demote SVG

I was not invited to the summit meeting between Pistons owner Tom Gores and coach/President Stan Van Gundy. But if I was asked to join in I would push for Gores to strip Van Gundy of his personnel duties and retain him as coach. He is not a draft guy as his eye for talentContinue reading “Gores should demote SVG”