It was a big night for the Detroit Pistons at the NBA, having Jaden Ivey available when it came for them pick at number 5. Ivey wanted to play for the Pistons, so this appears to be a marriage made in heaven, so the speak. Then, trying to wade through a confusing three-team trade, the Pistons walked away with Jalen Duren from Memphis. That's the basketball news. But wait there's more.
Former NBA champion Power Forward/Center will be pacing the sidelines in a suit alongside Coach Ham as his assistant. That's now two members from that dominate Pistons team looking to spread their winning magic, knowledge, and passion to the young stars of the Lakers.
This year the Pistons are looking at tons of options, especially since they have such young talent. Time to throw on those general manager caps and mock some potential trades and draft picks for the Pistons.
Dan continues to do what he loves for a living, and since this book, has gone on to illustrate books for Erika Eleniak, Kevin Sorbo, Sybil Fanning, Wesley Eure, Deontay Wilder, Jesse James Laija, and several others.
Earlier this Spring, watching the "The Last Dance" documentary series on ESPN, one of the things that really stuck out was how much the Pistons (and the Bulls, even more so) mattered back then. The Bad Boys of the late 80's, and Michael and the Jordan-aires. Good times. But that was 30 years ago.