How did the Pistons win in 2004?

How did the Pistons win in 2004?

The Pistons prevailed with a 88-80 win. Detroit leads 3-1. Game 5 – On the precipice of their first title in 14 years, Detroit banked on their sturdy defense. They held Shaq to 20 points and Kobe to 24, securing the franchise’s third NBA championship with a 100-87 victory at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Who did the Pistons beat in 04?

the Lakers
Although the Lakers, headed by Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, were considered the heavy favorites, the Pistons handily won the series in five games….2004 NBA Finals.

Team Coach Wins Detroit Pistons Larry Brown 4 Los Angeles Lakers Phil Jackson 1
Eastern Finals Pistons defeated Pacers, 4–2

Who was the Pistons GM in 2004?

Joe Dumars

2003–04 Detroit Pistons season
Head coach Larry Brown
General manager Joe Dumars
President Joe Dumars
Owner(s) Bill Davidson

Who won 04 NBA Finals?

Detroit Pistons2004 NBA Finals / Champion

What year did the Pistons have 4 all stars?

2006 NBA All-Star Game.

Why did Larry Brown leave Pistons?

Brown, who has been afflicted with a serious bladder ailment since Nov. 3, told the Pistons he would be able to coach this season but couldn’t give them 100 percent assurance that he would be able to make it through a whole season without complications.

Has Stephen Curry ever been swept?

Here’s a fun fact: Stephen Curry has never been swept in the postseason. Now, he’s certainly lost in the postseason. And yes, he and the Warriors failed to make it last season from the play-in tournament.

When did Lakers lose to Pistons in Finals?

2004 NBA Finals – Pistons vs.

Did Tayshaun Prince ever make All-Star team?

When the four satellites made the All-Star team in 2006, Prince was the only one of the five Pistons starters to stay home that weekend. And that was OK. Prince didn’t only play small forward, he played small ego.

Why did Rick Carlisle leave the Pistons?

He was named Coach of the Year in 2002. However, the Pistons fired Carlisle after the 2002–03 season with a year remaining on his contract and hired Larry Brown. Friction between Carlisle and team ownership was cited as one of the primary reasons for the firing.