“Every time Michael Jordan tried to attack the basket, we knocked him on his butt”: Bill Laimbeer broke down the vicious ways in which Pistons contained the Bulls legend

Bill Laimbeer said that the way the Pistons would handle Michael Jordan would be to simply knock him to the ground when he tried to drive in.  Michael Jordan had 6 consecutive Playoff appearances that didn’t result in a trip…

“From day 1, LeBron James knew how to involve teammates, something that Michael Jordan had to learn”: When Pistons legend Bill Laimbeer explained why The King was his GOAT pick

Back in 2020, former “Bad Boy” Pistons legend, Bill Laimbeer, stated that LeBron James was the “best player” to ever play the game. The GOAT debate is one conversation that has no right or wrong answers. However, there are superstars…

“Isiah Thomas really choked his assistant coach!” When the Pistons legend showed off negative effects of ‘Bad Boy’ image on his own team

Isiah Thomas or “Zeke”, the leader of the infamous ‘Bad Boy Pistons’, was often lauded for his grittiness and his durability as a smaller guard in the most physical era of the game. His Pistons posed the greatest threat to…

“Larry Bird completely lost it against Bill Laimbeer and Dennis Rodman!”: Celtics legend went berserk following physical play from ‘Bad Boy’ Pistons in 1987 ECF

Larry Bird couldn’t seem to take the physical play from Bill Laimbeer and Dennis Rodman any longer as he had a fight with them in ‘87.  Larry Bird established himself as one of the NBA’s foremost superstars in merely his…

“No question that I would take LeBron James over Michael Jordan!”: When ‘Bad Boy’ Pistons legend, Bill Laimbeer firmly picks Lakers star over Bulls #23

Bill Laimbeer said that he would take a prime LeBron James over a prime Michael Jordan and breaks down exactly why.  The age old debate on whether LeBron James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the greatest NBA player of all…

“Dennis Rodman and Bill Laimbeer try to live up to their image as a**holes”: When Michael Jordan expressed his disdain for the Pistons bruisers

Michael Jordan didn’t mince his words when asked about Dennis Rodman and the Pistons as he went on to call them ‘a**holes’.  Michael Jordan was destined for greatness the second he took to NBA hardwood. While he was racking up…

“Bill Laimbeer punched Michael Jordan in the groin and he retaliated”: Sam Smith detailed ghastly physicality from the Bulls and the Pistons during the 1988 Playoffs

Michael Jordan and the Detroit Pistons had themselves quite the series the first time they met in the Playoffs in 1988, from a physicality standpoint.  It isn’t anything surprising that the late 80s Detroit Pistons were looking to harm Michael…

“Bill Laimbeer almost ended Michael Jordan’s career with a horrendous foul”: When a matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons got a bit too unimaginably spicy

Bill Laimbeer once fouled Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan so hard, there was a serious fight between their head coaches   Ahhh, the 80s and 90s. The era of the likes of the Bad Boy Pistons, Chicago Bulls, and of…

“Patrick Ewing punched Bill Laimbeer when in high school”: How rivalry between Knicks legend and former Pistons star began ahead of the Moscow Olympics 1980

Bill Laimbeer was the most infamous enforcer from the most physical era we’ve ever seen. But Patrick Ewing had his number from early on. Ewing came through from the basketball scene in the city of Boston. When he was making…