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    The Pistons History

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    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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    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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    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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    The Bad Boys The Detroit Pistons is one of the NBA’s most iconic organizations. It was not always sunshine and rainbows in Detroit though. The 1976-77 ended the season with the record 44-38, and lost in the first round of the playoffs. This would be their last winning season for the next seven years. The Pistons in the late seventies had picked up a reputation of being soft and lackadaisical, which resulted in end of season records like 16-66 and 21-61. This was a very fragile time for the…

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    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

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    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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    The topic that I chose was the 2004 NBA Detroit Pistons & Indiana Pacers brawl; it was also known as the Malice at the Palace which occurred on November 19, 2004. The reason why I picked this event is because it changed the history of the NBA, and it also made a deep impact on the teams, players, and their fans; it also caused the organization to lay down different ground rules, while it also lead to a security increase at the arenas for the safety of the players and the fans while also limiting…

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    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

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    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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    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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