The NBA got turned on its head last night when the news suddenly broke, seemingly from out of nowhere, that the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers had made a major trade, sending superstar Blake Griffin and two scrubs to the Pistons for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, a protected 1st Round pick, and a 2nd round pick. Continue reading The Pistons-Clippers blockbuster doesn’t make much sense for either team
Less than three weeks into the start of their respective seasons, the Red Wings and Pistons are already facing questions about why the seats at games look so empty, and the teams/arena operators are already coming up with excuses. Continue reading Why would you spend $100+ on tickets just to watch the game in an arena lounge/bar?
The Pistons have egg on their face after moving to a new arena and seeing a tiny crowd show up for the first game. We dive into why that happened. Continue reading Why was attendance so bad at last night’s Pistons game?
My biggest issue so far, and it’s something that every site craves and demands in order to get views, as well as justify the cost of joining and convincing advertisers to sign on: Content, or lack of. Continue reading My one big problem with The Athletic so far
There’s nothing quite like being in the arena or stadium when it comes time to introduce the players on the home team.
The lights go dim, a fog machine fires up, maybe flames shoot out of something and threaten to burn the building down. Continue reading The best player introduction songs
And there she goes.
After 29 years of standing as the Jewel of “Metro”-Detroit, the arena that saw The Bad Boys and the ’04 Phenomenon; The Malice at The Palace; a continuous-string of Warped Tours and Concerts, and most importantly: the Detroit Vipers.