As the seconds ticked down in game five of the NBA Finals, people in Detroit realized that the improbable was about to become a realitythe Detroit Pistons were going to upset the heavilyfavored Los Angeles Lakers and bring the NBA Championship home to Motown. The 10087 victory touched off a wild scene in Detroit as fans partied into the night celebrating the Pistons' first championship in 14 years and their third title overall.
The Detroit News commemorates the unlikely championship in the actionpacked book, Detroit Pistons: Champions at Work. Honoring the team's "bluecollar" work ethic with stories from the awardwinning Detroit News sports staff, along with fullcolor Detroit News photos, it is certain to provide fans with a great way to remember a truly special season. The book also features profiles of the Pistons' biggest stars, like Finals Most Valuable Player Chauncey Billups, smooth scoring Richard "Rip" Hamilton, rebounding machine and defensive force Ben Wallace, and Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown, the first man to ever win a championship at both the college and pro levels.
Detroit Pistons: Champions at Work is published in the tradition of similar "instant" books celebrating the achievements of championship teams and individuals. Other instant books from Sports Publishing include Top Dogs: UConn Huskies' 200304 Men's Championship Season with the Hartford Courant and New England Patriots: 2004 Super Bowl Champions with the Boston Herald.
|Publisher:||Sports Publishing LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.38(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.39(d)|