December 2006 Pistons Articles

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  1. Slippy

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    [Twin Cities Press]
    St. Paul Pioneer Press | 12/01/2006 | U job is Flip's if he wants it
    The question is whether Saunders would be willing to walk away from $12.5 million he is still owed by the Pistons for this season and the following two years. Or whether the Pistons would be willing to settle if Saunders expressed a desire to leave. A little birdie says he has an understanding with the Pistons that he could leave for the Gophers job.

     
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    Wow, that is ground breaking. Wow. A coach could leave Detroit without being fired or driven to madness.
     
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    This must be a December Fools trick.
     
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    You heard it here first...beer guy! :cheers:
     
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    Honestly, there are only two coaches off the top of my head who left the Pistons on their own terms. Both had had enough though.

    Chuck Daly and Butch Van Breda Kolff.
     
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    considering I haven't been in to Flip, and it's my birthday today, this feels like some cosmic birthday present that I may or may not get to keep.

    cruel world or blessed gift from the basketball gods?
     
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    its a cruel joke...
     
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    I'll be dying to hear the PR coming out of the Palace.

    Is it too soon to wish for Chuck Daly and Bill Laimbeer as coaches. Chuck plays the Tex Winter role and Bill does the heavy lifting.

    Since it is my b-day and all. A man can dream, right?
     
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    Happy B-Day my man.
     
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    I've resigned myself to a season of Flipnastic offensive sets and zone defense, so whatever happens will be gravy.

    :stirthepot:
     
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    thanks Roscoe!

    I wouldn't even have mentioned it, but the irony was too much for me to bear. I am trying not to age anymore.
     
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    It's not fair!!! I want flip to leave on MY birthday!!!

    (HB, dude. Hope you get your wish.)
     
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    Uh... You keep Butch in your short term memory? Might be time to do some cleaning out in there.
     
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    I gotta run. I'll check back later today fellas.

    Thanks for posting this. I read it on hoopshype, and by the time I click here you guys are on it. Nice work.

    I'm interested to see what the forum take is. Maybe someone should start a Flip specific thread?


    c u later
     
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    Slippy, since this has a lot of legs, maybe title change and start a new Dec News thread?
     
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    adding fuel to the fire...

    last week flip stayed back in minnesota for a couple days of 'rest' and 'family time' while terry porter ran practice by himself. hmmmmmmm :stirthepot:
     
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    Oh, there are all kinds of bats in this belfry. :dizzy2:
     
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    [DetroitBadBoys.com] Layup drill: Zach Randolph edition

    The Basketball Jones podcast, Episode 061, further discusses the Zach Randolph trade rumors. Tas has the same question I do: why would Portland ship Randolph to Detroit for what boils down to a salary dump?

    Who's to blame for the this new microfiber ball fiasco? Would you believe, the wife of Houston Rockets [...]

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    [Detroit Bad Boys] A Chauncey Billups interview

    CBS Sportsline has an interview with Chauncey Billups. (I wasn't expecting to post all of these Q&A's today — it's just how it worked out.)

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