Detroit Pistons

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Detroit Pistons
2019–20 Detroit Pistons season
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ConferenceEastern
DivisionCentral
Founded1941
HistoryFort Wayne Zollner Pistons
1941–1948
Fort Wayne Pistons
1948–1957
Detroit Pistons
1957–present[1][2][3]
ArenaLittle Caesars Arena
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Team colorsRoyal blue, red, chrome, navy blue, white[4][5]
                        
Main sponsorFlagstar Bank[6]
PresidentEd Stefanski (interim)
General managerEd Stefanski (interim)
Head coachDwane Casey
OwnershipTom Gores
Affiliation(s)Grand Rapids Drive
Championships3 (1989, 1990, 2004)
Conference titles7
Western: 2 (1955, 1956)
Eastern: 5 (1988, 1989, 1990, 2004, 2005)
Division titles9 (1988, 1989, 1990, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
Retired numbers11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 15, 16, 21, 32, 40)
Websitewww.nba.com/pistons
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Association
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The Pistons are congratulated by President George W. Bush after capturing the 2004 title.

The Detroit Pistons are a team of the National Basketball Association. While billed as a Detroit team, its home arena has been The Palace of Auburn Hills, located in the northern suburb of Auburn Hills, Michigan, from 1988 from 2018. The Pistons will move to the city of Detroit for the 2017–18 season, sharing the new Little Caesars Arena with the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. In 1948, the team was in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but that was before moving to Detroit in 1957. The team has won NBA championships in 1989, 1990, and 2004. Their head coach is John Kuester, they are owned by Tom Gores and their general manager is Joe Dumars.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Detroit Pistons History". Pistons.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  2. "History: Team by Team" (PDF). 2018-19 Official NBA Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. October 8, 2018. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  3. "NBA.com/Stats–Detroit Pistons". Stats.NBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
  4. "Detroit Pistons Unveil Newly Updated Primary Logo". Pistons.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. May 16, 2017. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  5. "Detroit Pistons Reproduction and Usage Guideline Sheet". NBA Properties, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2016.
  6. NBA Media Ventures, LLC (July 26, 2017). "Detroit Pistons and Flagstar Bank Announce Historic Jersey Partnership". Press release. http://www.nba.com/pistons/news/detroit-pistons-and-flagstar-bank-announce-historic-jersey-partnership. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 

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