After falling behind by 12 early in Game 6, the Pistons stormed back in the second quarter and held on for an 81-75 victory to force a seventh game. The Pistons never trailed after the midway point of the first quarter and cruised to a 90–69 win to take the series.
How did Lakers lose to Pistons 2004?
Detroit swarmed the Lakers throughout the series with team defense and a pass-first offense Los Angeles simply couldn’t match. The Pistons would take three of their four victories by double-digits and easily closed out the series with a 100-87 victory.
What did Shaq average in 2003 Finals?
Who did the Pistons beat to win the championship?
The Pistons ended the 1988-89 season 63-19. They rolled through the playoffs, then knocked off the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA championship.
What year did the Pistons win the chip?
The Pistons have won three National Basketball Association (NBA) championships (1989, 1990, 2004).
Who owned the Pistons in 2004?
Pistons’ owner William Davidson became the first owner in American sports history to win two championships in one calendar year; eight days earlier, his Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Calgary Flames to win the NHL Stanley Cup Finals in seven games.
What was the nickname for the 2004 Pistons?
And then, in 2004, the Bad Boys were reborn. Detroit acquired Rasheed Wallace in February, who, alongside Ben Wallace, created a formidable interior tandem unlike anything the Motor City had seen since Rodman left town.
Is Ben Wallace in the top 75?
Detroit Pistons: Ben Wallace has the best case for NBA’s top 75. Ben Wallace’s career accolades surpass many of the players who made the NBA Top 75. He’s a member of the Hall of Fame and a 4-time All-Star. He was All-NBA five times, All-Defense six times, and led the league in rebounds twice.
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