19
Dec
07

The problem with the Detroit Pistons

Chauncey Billups referring to his upcoming game against the Boston Celtics, from espn.com’s Daily Dime today:

I love these games," Detroit's Chauncey Billups
said. "I really don't like playing against .500
teams or under-.500 teams, because what do you
have to win? Even if you beat them, people say
you should have won by more. This is a game
against the best team in the NBA . . .

This attitude and arrogance is why the Bulls beat the Pistons twice already this season despite the fact that Chicago has yet to come together as a team or find any consistency. What do the Pistons have to win against teams under .500? How about the game.

I think Chauncey was lucky the Pistons paid him last offseason for his prior service, because with his attitude and age I don’t think the few teams that had cap flexibility would have shelled out very much money for him.

Before anybody blasts me in the comments section, yes, I am aware that the Chicago Bulls currently have more problems than the Pistons. At least effort, passion and a desire to win aren’t among those problems.

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2 Responses to “The problem with the Detroit Pistons”


  1. 1 FireDannyAinge
    December 19, 2007 at 10:22 pm

    The Pistons are arrogant. IMO their winning hasn’t been so much because of them being great as it has been about how bad everyone else has been.

    I am not a Pistons fan and I consider Chauncey Billups the second most over rated player in the entire NBA.

    The team is good. I should not imply they aren’t but they beat the Lakers because Shaq and Kobe were to busy fighting to play like they should.

  2. 2 312chill
    December 20, 2007 at 10:56 am

    They are good, but not great. They could be great if they cared but I don’t think they do. That’s why if I was in charge of the team I would have made some big change last summer. To me, Prince is the only untouchable player there.

    Who do you think is the most over rated player in the league?


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