Detroit Pistons

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Detroit Pistons
2021–22 Detroit Pistons season
Detroit Pistons logo
HistoryFort Wayne Zollner Pistons
Fort Wayne Pistons
Detroit Pistons
ArenaLittle Caesars Arena
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Team colorsRoyal blue, red, chrome, navy blue, white[4][5]
Main sponsorFlagstar Bank[6]
PresidentEd Stefanski
General managerTroy Weaver
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)
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Association jersey
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Team colours
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Icon jersey
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Team colours
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Statement jersey
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Team colours
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 three NBA championships in 1989, 1990, and 2004. Their head coach is Dwane Casey, they are owned by Tom Gores and their general manager is Troy Weaver.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Detroit Pistons History". 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. "–Detroit Pistons". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
  4. "Detroit Pistons Unveil Newly Updated Primary Logo". 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. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 

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