Ben Wallace, Number 1 Pick Last night the Detroit Pistons secured the #1 draft pick in the NBA Lottery. As Duncan Smith writes, their 2020-21 “Fade for Cade” has paid off spectacularly with their first #1 overall pick since Bob Lanier: The 2020-21 Detroit Pistons lost a lot of games and their 20-52 record produced … Continue reading Detroit Pistons get the #1 pick! #DetroitUp
Alley Oop, photo by Dave Hogg In 2016, the Detroit Pistons are retiring the jerseys for Piston greats Ben Wallace (#3) and Chauncey Billups (#1). Big Ben Wallace kicks it off tonight with Rip Hamilton and Chauncey on hand. Wallace, acquired by Detroit from the Orlando Magic in 2000, spent nine seasons with the Pistons … Continue reading Pistons Ringing the Bell for Big Ben Wallace tonight!
pumpkins on the porch, photo by Bean in Sylvan Lake Haven’t carved your pumpkins yet? One of the things at absolutemichigan.com/Pumpkin are Detroit Pistons Pumpkin Stencils. The almost completely revamped Pistons open the season tonight with a benefit for the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit and upper level seats are just $15! If you’re wondering … Continue reading of Pumpkins & Pistons
The Real Fab Five, photo by Dave Hogg. For any successful organization or business, you have to have integrity, and you have to make everything as straightforward as you can make it. ~Detroit Pistons owner William Davidson Sometimes when I don’t know what I’m going to post on Michigan in Pictures, it’s a happy thing. … Continue reading Remembering Detroit Pistons owner Bill Davidson
Fantastic Four Wallpaper, originally uploaded by Natalie. Detroit Pistons fans know that there’s one place to go for all your Piston visuals: Need4Sheed. Natalie, the site’s developer, makes great Piston wallpaper, screensavers and icons and also digs up cool videos pretty much daily like this All Star pregame bit. One of my favorites is this … Continue reading The Pistons’ Fantastic Four
Billups has the sweet shot, originally uploaded by farlane. M.V.P. My family & I went to the Detroit Pistons’ game with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. Chauncey Billups & co. turned it on just under 3 minutes to move the Pistons to 36-5 (and make us really happy!). My favorite shot of the night … Continue reading Pistons Basketball!
Motor City Cade by MR Design Last night the Detroit Pistons selected Cade Cunningham #1 overall in the NBA Draft, their first top overall pick since the selection of Pistons legend Bob Lanier in 1970. To read about Cade & how he fits, check out this article from Bryce Simon on Detroit Bad Boys. MR … Continue reading First Overall Friday: Cade Cunningham Edition
Mancelona MI Logging and possible Shay Steam Engine, photo by Don, the Up North Memories Guy The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society holds their annual Shay Days celebration this Friday & Saturday (July 15-16, 2016). They share that inventor Ephraim Shay was likely retiring when he moved to town in 1888, but during his “retirement” he created over … Continue reading Ephraim Shay, the Shay Locomotive & Shay Days
Billups has the sweet shot, photo by Andrew McFarlane Mark Spears of Yahoo Sports broke the story that Pistons great Chauncey Billups is retiring: Billups was best known for his first stay with the Pistons from 2002-08. He earned the nickname “Mr. Big Shot” for his clutch shooting when he led Detroit to the 2004 … Continue reading Farewell Mr. Big Shot: Chauncey Billups announces retirement
molly in snow 006, photo by northern_latitudes. Happy New Year everyone! I hope you’re waking up relatively unharmed and eager to dive into 2010. In no particular order, I’m hoping for snow, sun, a lot of trips to Michigan’s parks, more time on my bike, a championship by the Pistons, Tigers, Red Wings or (hold … Continue reading Hello 2010!