How Would You Define: Fanatic?

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By Rashid S. Umar It’s common knowledge, at least on this site, that I’ve been a fan of the Detroit Pistons since I as seven years old, dating back to the 1983-84 season. Over the years, I’ve found myself becoming more and more emotionally involved with the team, as well as, all of the others […]

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Road Weary Pistons Fall in Portland; Kuester at Fault?

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The Pistons fell to the Trailblazers, 100-78 Tuesday night in Portland. The game featured several runs by the home team which were sparked by a number of Detroit mistakes – including coaching blunders. The Blazers, who were led by LeMarcus Aldridge’s 19 points and 17 rebounds, raced out to double-digit lead in the first quarter. […]

So Long Winning Streak – Pistons Stumble Late in LA

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Need4Sheed Guest Writer: Rashid S. Umar After getting off to a great start early for the second straight night on the West Coast Trip, The Pistons eventually stumble and fall to the Clippers in LA 97-91, halting Detroit’s modest two-game winning streak.  Tayshaun Prince followed Tuesday night’s great performance with another gem of 17 points, […]

The Pistons are Kings…For a Day

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Need4Sheed Guest Writer: Rashid S. Umar The Pistons began the four-game road trip Tuesday with a 101-89 win over the Kings in Sacramento. Rip Hamilton led the team with 30 points and Tayshaun Prince filled the statline with 24 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and a block. The young Kings were led by […]

Never say die Pistons come up short again

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Need4Sheed Guest Writer: Rashid S. Umar In what looked like a replay of Tuesday night’s game in Los Angeles, the Motown Sound was reduced to a whisper and a 20 point deficit after three quarters, then after a furious late rally (which cut the lead to one) fell short to the Blazers in Portland 87-81. […]

Never Say Die Pistons Fall in LA

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Need4Sheed Guest Writer: Rashid S. Umar After a promising start, the Pistons were overwhelmed by the Champion Lakers, but put on a late rally before falling 106-93. The Pistons were led by Will Bynum’s 24 points and 6 assists, while Kobe Bryant scored 40 to help stop LA’s two-game losing streak. Detroit falls to 5-6 […]

Perhaps a light at the end of the tunnel

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Need4Sheed Guest Writer: Rashid S. Umar Okay Pistons fans, I know it was tough to watch. I was there watching from the opening tip hoping for a more aggressive and passionate effort too. “There’s no way they will not bring it tonight” I thought. It’s the playoffs right? Well again the game started off with […]

What kind of Nation are we Piston Fans?

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Need4Sheed Guest Writer: Rashid S. Umar As the 2009 playoffs get underway, it seems as if no one is giving the Pistons any chance of competing with the mighty (at least record wise) Cleveland Cavaliers. Whether the series plays out to be as predicted, or if the boys from the “D” pull off the monumental […]