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Detroit Pistons

Detroit Pistons
NBA Team
NameDetroit Pistons
ConferenceEastern Conference
DivisionCentral Division
Founded1941 in the NBL (joined the NBA in 1948)
HistoryFort Wayne (Zollner) Pistons
(1941 1957)
Detroit Pistons
(1957 present)
ArenaThe Palace of Auburn Hills
CityAuburn Hills, Michigan
Colors  Royal blue
  Crimson red
OwnerTom Gores
General managerJoe Dumars
Head coachLawrence Frank
D-League affiliateFort Wayne Mad Ants
Championships5 NBL: 2 (1944, 1945)
NBA: 3 (1989, 1990, 2004)
Conference titles7 (Western: (2) 1955, 1956, Eastern: (5) 1988, 1989, 1990, 2004, 2005)
Division titles13 NBL: 4 (1943, 1944, 1945, 1946)
NBA: 9 (1988, 1989, 1990, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

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The Detroit Pistons are a franchise of the National Basketball Association based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The team's home arena is the Palace of Auburn Hills. It was originally founded in Fort Wayne, Indiana as the Fort Wayne (Zollner) Pistons as a member of the National Basketball League in 1941, where they won two championships. The club joined the NBA in 1948, moved to Detroit in 1957, and has since won three championships, most recently in 2004.

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