Your Five Favorite Pistons 2008 Edition

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  1. Nemo

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    nice list...good reasoning.
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    You lost respect for "some" because they have an opinion which differs from your own?

    There are places that actually encourage and promote that kind of thinking...I doubt you would like them very much.
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    AD - sad he missed out on the first championship, did so much dlwn low given his size, so crafty
    Big Ben - another undersized outperformer down low of a very different sort
    Worm - brought a whole different element to the Bad Boys, worth an extra half dozen possessions a game easily, which was often the key to victory
    Joe D. - always my favorite personality for his low key, hard working style (honorable mention here is Tay)
    Zeke - the undisputed lead warrior dog of the first championships (honorable mention here is Big Shot)
  4. coynejeremy

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    I think he means more the people who are actively shredding him to bits this offseason, not necessarily the ones who don't have him as one of their all-time "fave 5".

    Food for thought, if any of the old Joe D and Co. was on this team now, I bet some of us would be shredding them to bits, too.
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    Either way.

    Disagreeing with someone is one thing but losing respect for them because they are tough or possibly unfair in their assessment of a basketball player or his value to a team????

    Just doesn't seem right to me. But that's just me...
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    "Favorite" doesn't need reasoning.
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    That is one of the reasons I made the post but really it came down to the fact that no one gave "Big Shot" his just due. I understand that favorite doesn't include reasoning, however it seems to me that most of the responses were all great players. Needless to say that chauncey is one of the greatest Pistons of all time, trust that. I just find it difficult to deny a player his respect just because this team has "underchieved". We should only be so lucky guys remember that. 1 NBA title, 2 Conf. titles, 6 straight Eastern Conf. titles, and it considered by franchises as a standard of excellence.
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    Exactly...Remember that Flip Saunders was my favorite coach.:pound::pound::pound:
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    in no order:

    maxiell
    big ben
    isiah
    joe d
    laimbeer
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    You left out the 3 (or is it 4?) straight Central Division titles. Those are the crown jewels of Flip's resume.
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    1. Ben Wallace
    2. Dennis Rodman
    3. Tayshaun Prince
    4. Corliss Williamson
    5. Jason Maxiell
    5. Rick Mahorn
    5. Bill Laimbeer
    5. Lindsey Hunter
    5. Rasheed Wallace

    You take all my guys in their prime and put them on the same team; I think they could consistently put up 60 point games, while holding their opponents to high 40's. Man, that would be fun to watch!
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    I can't believe no one has added Cliff Robinson. Where's the love?

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    1.-Vinnie Johnson
    2.-Isiah
    3.-Dumars
    4.-Corliss Williamson
    5.-Big Ben
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    I'm going to date myself, but here goes:

    Isiah
    AD
    Bill Laimbeer
    Kelly Tripucka
    The Microwave.

    Allan Houston and G Hill would have made it, but they both tore my heart out when they bolted.

    Dave Bing gets honorable mention, John Long honorable, honorable.

    My favorite recent Pistons:
    Darko
    Carlos
    Rip
    Sheed
    Okur
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    1. Scott Hastings - he ate a hotdog on the bench during a game
    2. Scott Hastings - he coined the term and led the league in "gazillions"
    3. Scott Hastings - he punched Charles Barkley in his fat head
    4. Scott Hastings - he has more NBA championship rings than Barkley
    5. Scott Hastings - Need4Sheed.com Detroit Pistons Videos Scott Hastings

    Scott Hastings = Best Piston ever (or maybe 2nd to Chuck Nevitt)
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    Hastings co-hosts a radio show here in Denver and often discusses his Pistons days.
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    1. Zeke
    2. Dave Bing
    3. Bob Lanier
    4. Joe D
    5. SheedBigBenGrantHillRodmanLaimbeer
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    Yeah, Uncle Spliffy ... starred in my favorite movie: The Fog.

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