Team Owner Eyes Trifecta
- Pistons sale buzz centers on Ilitches. SHEA, BILL // Crain's Detroit Business;6/28/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p1
The article informs that Sam Simon, president and chairman of Taylor-based fuel distributor Atlas Oil Co., is expected to be part of an investment consortium led by Detroit's Mike and Marian Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Enterprises Inc., to own the basketball team Detroit Pistons. Last...
- To Know List 4: The motor in Detroit. Crossman, Matt // Sporting News;6/7/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 23, p5
If there were an award for sports owner of the year, Bill Davidson would be a shoo-in candidate. Davidson owns the basketball team Detroit Pistons (one win from the NBA Finals, entering the week), hockey team Tampa Bay Lightning (in the Stanley Cup finals), apart from other teams. Davidson is...
- Pistons sweep to title, Dumars cops MVP award. // Jet;7/3/89, Vol. 76 Issue 13, p46
Recounts the four-game sweep the Detroit Pistons made over the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA championship. Black Pistons guard Joe Dumars was named the championship series most valuable player.
- Detroit wins 2nd title by blitzing Trail Blazers. // Jet;7/2/90, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p51
Reports on the Detroit Pistons' second consecutive NBA title, won in a four games-to-one victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. Isiah Thomas was named MVP of the series.
- Pistons ticket sales ahead of pace. Barkholz, David // Crain's Detroit Business;9/18/95, Vol. 11 Issue 38, p4
Reports that the NBA team Detroit Pistons has been successful in selling tickets for the basketball season starting from November 6, 1995, despite a lockout and the efforts of a group led by Michael Jordan to decertify the NBA. Sale of advertising time by the team; Financial strength of the team.
- Detroit Pistons. Addy, Steve // Sporting News;11/4/96, Vol. 220 Issue 45, pS-18
Features the Detroit Pistons basketball team. Team's record for the 1995-1996 season; Strengths and weaknesses; Forecasts for the 1996-1997 season.
- Detroit Pistons. Addy, Steve // Sporting News;11/03/97, Vol. 221 Issue 44, pS-7
Previews Detroit Pistons' overall capability to win the 1998 National Basketball Association championship. Strength and weakness; Defense and offense; Key players; Performance records; Health of the team.
- Pistons. Addy, Steve // Sporting News;12/08/97, Vol. 221 Issue 48, p75
Presents a report on the National Basketball Association team, Detroit Pistons. Team developments as of December 8, 1997; Includes return to form of Grant Hill.
- Pistons. Addy, Steve // Sporting News;12/22/97, Vol. 221 Issue 51, p83
Reports on the developments related to the National Basketball Association's Detroit Pistons for the week ending December 22, 1997. Includes the individual contributions of the team's key players; Game problems confronting Pistons.