Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/31/13
Tayshaun Prince was the last remaining member of the Detroit Pistons 2004 Championship team. He was also the only one in the entire starting five from that team that spent his entire career with the Piston. Prince was traded last night, along with Austin Daye, to the Memphis Grizzlies in a 3-team deal. The Pistons received Jose Calderon from the Toronto Raptors, while Rudy Gay went to Toronto. Was this a sad day for Pistons fans? Not for most. The team stinks, and Prince wasn’t much of an asset to it anymore. But this one fan who eagerly waited for Prince to run out of the tunnel last night with the team received the bad news and reacted accordingly. It also appears that he may have followed Prince since his days at Kentucky. I used to get jerseys all the time to wear to pro games. I no longer buy them, because I am not sure how long the player will remain with the team. I thought for sure that Prince would be the one to go before the others, besides Sheed.
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