The ‘Bad Boys’ Pistons have been overlooked in NBA history – Isiah Thomas | Jalen & Jacoby
Detroit Pistons Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas explains how the Bad Boys' dominance has been overlooked in NBA history since most discuss the Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson rivalry, then skip to the Michael Jordan era. Thomas believes the NBA was subliminally "playing the race card" by primarily marketing the Los Angeles Lakers-Boston Celtics rivalry and says the Pistons were an innovative franchise when he played.
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Isiah Lord Thomas III (born April 30, 1961) is an American retired basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A point guard, the 12-time NBA All-Star was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History and inducted into the Naismith Memorial ... More
The Detroit Pistons are an American professional basketball team based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. The Pistons compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Eastern Conference Central Division. The team plays its home games at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The team was fou... More