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BILL LAIMBEER RUMORS

New York Liberty, coach Bill Laimbeer part ways

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Liberty have split with coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer. The WNBA team said Tuesday it didn't renew his contract. The Liberty went 26-42 in Laimbeer's two seasons and missed the playoffs both years. The former Detroit Pistons star led the Detroit Shock to three WNBA titles as the team's general manager and coach from 2002 to 2009. Allan Houston...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Laimbeer says LeBron May Have Been the Best Even In His Era

Bill Laimbeer played in the NBA when it was considerably more physical than it is today. He knows what it means to witness greatness as well. Laimbeer played at a time when Michael Jordan was rising to stardom and played against the likes of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. He also led the “Bad Boys” of Detroit to back to back national championships in the 80′s. boston.com/ap...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Laimbeer: LeBron Would Be NBA’s Best Player In 1980s (Video)

It seems that almost 30 years later, Bill Laimbeer is still taking shots at Michael Jordan.   This one was just of the non physical nature. Laimbeer was a member of some great Detroit Pistons teams and had the opportunity to play against greats like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and one Michael Jordan. During a recent conversation with  Sports Illustrated Now, Laimbeer suggested that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN 30 for 30: Bad Boys – Review

Bad Boys, the newest ESPN 30 for 30, premiered on Thursday night on ESPN. Bad Boys brilliantly chronicled the 1980s hard-nosed Detroit Pistons and their gradual climb to the top of basketball greatness. Bill Laimbeer, Isaiah Thomas, and Dennis Rodman shocked the world when they defeated Michael Jordan’s Bulls, Larry Bird’s Celtics, Magic Johnson’s Lakers, Clyde Drexler...
Via The League News
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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