Detroit Pistons

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  • The Pistons History

    national teams… minus the Lions. The story of the pistons begins with a man named Fred Zollner. Fred was born in Little Falls, Minnesota in 1901. Zollner Corporations; formed in 1912, was a tier-one supplier of pistons to major companies including Ford, General Motors, John Deere, International Harvester [Now Navistar], and Outboard Maine. The Zollner Pistons began in 1937 in Fort Wayne, Indiana and began playing as an independent in 1939. In 1941 The Zollner Pistons joined the National Basketball League. The Zollner Pistons were a very popular franchise, winning the world championship in…

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  • Parker-Gray High School: A Short Story

    He played his final two seasons with the Detroit Pistons. The sport of basketball will be forever grateful to Mr. Lloyd for his ground breaking contributions.” As he continued to look through the dusty sack, he saw a magazine article that featured his grandfather. Myles noticed that his grandfather looked older in this picture. The caption read: “Earl Lloyd continued to make history by becoming the first African American NBA assistant coach in 1969-1970 for the Detroit Pistons. In the…

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  • Detroit Pistons Argumentative Essay

    Detroit Pistons routed the visiting Portland Trail Blazer with a 123-103 victory at the Palace of Auburn Hills to hand the visiting team their third straight loss in a row on Sunday evening. Starting guard Reggie Jackson scored a game-high 30 points and an assists short to finished the game with a double-double to lead the Pistons to their 32nd win in 63 games played this season. "I think we played the way we wanted to play tonight," Jackson, who went 11 for 19 from the field and made a perfect…

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  • Pride: Why Saul Disobeys God

    Pride is one of the few words in the English language that everybody can identify with. Pride is actually a good thing to have because if a person has pride in what he does it makes him do it better. If a person is working a job and has pride in what he does, he tends to put forth his best effort and try to become the best employee he can. Pride is a thing that can cause people to feel a sense of satisfaction even if they fail. As long as they give their best, they are satisfied. But as the…

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  • Legacy Of Basketball Essay

    The NBA playoffs are where heroes become legends, and through their play legends become basketball gods. The NBA playoffs are filled with so many great moments that people still talk about today. Just think about Reggie Miller breaking the hearts of an entire city in the 1990s, or the constant excellence that are the San Antonio Spurs, who in my opinion are the best run franchise in the last 20 years, or the decorated excellence the Lakers had in the league behind the heroics of Kobe Bryant, and…

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  • Detroit Pistons Moving Forward Case Study

    Detroit Pistons moving forward. DETROIT BASKETBALL is back. This young, talented group led by coach/president Stan Van Gundy is set up for a bright future .I think it’s safe to say since the arrival of Van Gundy the countless years of bleeding have now finally come to an end. We’re talking about a franchise that previously saw six straight conference finals appearance from 2003 through 2008. But until last season, the Pistons hadn’t had a winning record since 2007-08. This was unfamiliar for…

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  • Essay On Detroit

    Detroit is the largest city on the border of Canada and the United States. It has a metropolitan area which has a population of over 5 million people. It is the second largest city in the Mid West after Chicago. It lies on the banks of the Detroit River. The city holds around half of the population of the Michigan State and is an important economy in the region. Detroit is close to the Great Lakes of the Michigan State. The modern city was founded by the French adventurer Antoine Cadillac. The…

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  • Detroit City Is The Place To Be Analysis

    There were a lot of information that jump of the pages of Mark Binelli’s novel “Detroit City is the Place to Be”. The author introduce the readers to his native land; the history and good and bad eras. In 1900’s Henry Ford had a bright idea to bring a majority manufacture of the automobile to the Detroit city area. Exploring through the eyes of the writer, Detroit city has been identified as the motor city for its automobile factories (Ford, Chrysler, and General Motor ); sport teams such…

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  • History Of The Bavarian Academy Of Sciences

    was a large growth in scientific research and developments of inventions and instruments. Three important inventions from this year were the water column by Georg von Riechenbach, the galvanic telegraph by Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring, and the development of optical precision instruments by Joseph von Fraunhofer. The water column can be explained as follows: “The machine pumped salt solution, brine, in a pipe ... It was in continuous operation for almost 100 years. In this brine pump, Georg von…

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  • Dr. Aku A Personal Experience At Public Health

    Akua interacts with her colleagues, I wanted her to explain to me some details of her interactions with students and other fixtures of the public. Dr. Akua then went on to explain to me some of the dynamics of the workshop she regularly hosts in Midtown Detroit at the Whole Foods Market Classroom. The workshop is set up as an rotating platform for public speakers on varying topic of nutrition and health care that she personally picks herself. Dr. Akua expressed that her goal is for the class to…

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