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Isiah Thomas smiles as he talks with Musburger following the Detroit Pistons’ Game 4 win over the Los Angeles Lakers to finish off a sweep in the 1989 NBA Finals. (V.J. Lovero/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Brent Musburger

Isiah Thomas smiles as he talks with Musburger following the Detroit Pistons’ Game 4 win over the Los Angeles Lakers to finish off a sweep in the 1989 NBA Finals. (V.J. Lovero/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Brent Musburger

Norm Van Lier takes a charge from Dave Bing during a 1974 Bulls-Pistons game. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Pistons 

Norm Van Lier takes a charge from Dave Bing during a 1974 Bulls-Pistons game. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Pistons 

Another NBA season is set to begin, but before the players take the court they must meet the media. SI has collected some memorable photos from past Media Days (link below) including this epic shot of Pistons coach Larry Brown introducing himself to No. 2 overall pick Darko Milicic before the 2003-04 season. (Allen Einstein/Getty Images)

GALLERY: A History of NBA Media Day

Another NBA season is set to begin, but before the players take the court they must meet the media. SI has collected some memorable photos from past Media Days (link below) including this epic shot of Pistons coach Larry Brown introducing himself to No. 2 overall pick Darko Milicic before the 2003-04 season. (Allen Einstein/Getty Images)
GALLERY: A History of NBA Media Day

Dave Bing glides to the hoop during a 1974 Sonics-Pistons game. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Pistons | Seattle SuperSonics

Dave Bing glides to the hoop during a 1974 Sonics-Pistons game. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Pistons | Seattle SuperSonics

Adrian Dantley looks for space amidst the outstretched arms of Magic Johnson and James Worthy during Game 1 of the 1988 NBA Finals. The Pistons would win the game 105-93 but lose the series in seven. (Peter Read Miller/SI)  

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers | Detroit Pistons

Adrian Dantley looks for space amidst the outstretched arms of Magic Johnson and James Worthy during Game 1 of the 1988 NBA Finals. The Pistons would win the game 105-93 but lose the series in seven. (Peter Read Miller/SI)  
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers | Detroit Pistons

Norm Van Lier gets knocked off his feet by Dave Bing during a 1974 Pistons-Bulls game. (Lane Stewart/SI)

SI VAULT: Bulls have improved, but can they knockout Milwaukee (1.21.74)

Norm Van Lier gets knocked off his feet by Dave Bing during a 1974 Pistons-Bulls game. (Lane Stewart/SI)
SI VAULT: Bulls have improved, but can they knockout Milwaukee (1.21.74)

Pistons guard (and current Detroit mayor) Dave Bing swoops to the rim during a 1974 Pistons-Blazers game. (Lane Stewart/SI)

SI VAULT: Bing has made move from hardwood to business world (8.19.91)

Pistons guard (and current Detroit mayor) Dave Bing swoops to the rim during a 1974 Pistons-Blazers game. (Lane Stewart/SI)
SI VAULT: Bing has made move from hardwood to business world (8.19.91)

Isiah Thomas has a hearty laugh at the expense of Pistons teammate Bill Laimbeer following a 1986 practice in Auburn Hills, Mich. The photo was a part of a 1986 SI feature on Laimbeer and his growing reputation as one of the league’s top rebounders (and agitators). (Tony Tomsic/SI)

SI VAULT: Laimbeer carving out identity as NBA’s newest bad bay (4.7.86)
GALLERY: Iconic photos of the Detroit Pistons

Isiah Thomas has a hearty laugh at the expense of Pistons teammate Bill Laimbeer following a 1986 practice in Auburn Hills, Mich. The photo was a part of a 1986 SI feature on Laimbeer and his growing reputation as one of the league’s top rebounders (and agitators). (Tony Tomsic/SI)
SI VAULT: Laimbeer carving out identity as NBA’s newest bad bay (4.7.86)GALLERY: Iconic photos of the Detroit Pistons