The Detroit Pistons set to retire Billups’ and Wallace’s numbers

The Detroit Pistons have finally decided to do the right thing and they have announced the dates for the jersey number retirement for Chauncey Billups and Ben Wallace. OFFICIAL: We'll be honoring and retiring jerseys for Ben Wallace on January 16 and Chauncey Billups on February 10! — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) November 23, 2015 So that means...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons announce jersey retirements for Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups

The Detroit Pistons announced Monday that they will honor and retire jerseys for Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups this season. Wallace will be honored during a halftime ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 16 when the Pistons host the Golden State Warriors. Billups will have his jersey retired during a halftime ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 10 when the Pistons face the Denver Nuggets. "Our franchise...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Malice at the Palace

It was one of the worst events in modern sports history that shook the landscape of the NBA for years. During a game between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills, tempers started to flair between the two teams with under a minute remaining in a game that Indiana had run away with. After Pistons center Ben Wallace was fouled hard by the Pacers’ Ron...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Revival Of Detroit’s Powerful Pistons

The team was once a dynasty. Led by the consistent core group of players like Ben Wallace, Rasheed Wallace, Richard “Rip” Hamilton, Chauncey Billups, and Tayshaun Prince, the Detroit Pistons of the early 2000s were a model of consistency in the ever-changing landscape of the NBA. For six consecutive seasons, from the 2002-03 season until the 2007-08 season, the Pistons owned...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Billups, Wallace reportedly to have numbers retired by Pistons

Two of the most important players in the Pistons' 2004 championship run reportedly will be honored this season.Chauncey Billups and Ben Wallace will have their numbers retired at two separate ceremonies, according to the Detroit Free Press.Billups sent six-plus seasons with the Pistons, helping them reach back-to-back trips to the Finals. Nicknamed Mr. Big Shot for his numerous clutch...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Unforgettable Moments, presented by Milsoch: Fear the 'Fro (VIDEO)

Ben Wallace was traded to the Pistons in 2000 and rose to become the centerpiece in a new era of Pistons champions.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering the Pistons' improbable NBA championship exactly a decade ago

On the afternoon of June 15, 2004, I was getting ready for work, and I heard the neighborhood kids playing basketball. They had been out there 100 times over the years, shooting at a rickety old basket that they could roll into place. Like kids for decades, they were all picking their favorite players. Over the years, the favorites had moved from Michael Jordan to Grant Hill to Kobe...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Guns, DUIs and Crashes, Ex-Bull Ben Wallace Now A County Jail All-Star

Ex-Bulls big man Ben Wallace earned himself a starting spot at the center of the Henrico County Jail in Virginia. He is currently serving a jail sentence after allegedly fleeing the scene of a car crash that took place in February of this year. Wallace was sentenced to a one-year jail sentence on Tuesday; however, due to his no contest plea, the judge decided to suspend the majority...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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