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Old 08-26-2011, 06:27 PM   #1
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Exclamation 2004 Pistons vs 2008 Celtics

Pistons(PTS/G: 90.1 (24th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 84.3 (2nd of 29))

PG- Billups
SG- Hamilton
SF- Prince
PF- R. Wallace
C- B. Wallace


Bench: L. Hunter, D. Milicic, M. Okur, C. Atkins, B. Sura, H. Davis, E. Campbell, M. James, C. Williamson


Celtics(PTS/G: 100.5 (11th of 30) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 90.3 (2nd of 30))

PG- Rondo
SG- Allen
SF- Pierce
PF- Garnett
C- Perkins


Bench: G. Davis, P.J. Brown, S. Cassell, E. House, S. Pollard, J. Posey, L. Powe, BRIAN SCALABRINE( )



Do the C's have the deeper bench? Do the Pistons have the better D?

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Old 08-26-2011, 06:33 PM   #2
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Default Re: 2004 Pistons vs 2008 Celtics

The Pistons might have the deeper bench, but i'd take the Celtics star power.
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Old 08-26-2011, 06:40 PM   #3
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Default Re: 2004 Pistons vs 2008 Celtics

2008 Celtics were greater in regular season. But if we are talking about playoff runs; 2004 Pistons > 2008 Celtics.

2004 Pistons;
Regular Season D-Rtg: 95.4 (Regular season league pace; 90.1)
Playoffs D-Rtg: 92.0 (Playoffs league pace; 88.4)

2008 Celtics;
Regular Season D-Rtg: 98.9 (Regular season league pace; 92.4)
Playoffs D-Rtg: 103.3 (Playoffs league pace; 88.0)

In the 2008 playoffs, the Celtics allowed 100+ points 7 times.

At least, IMO it's safe to say 2004 Pistons' D > 2008 Celtics' D.
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Old 08-26-2011, 06:51 PM   #4
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Default Re: 2004 Pistons vs 2008 Celtics

This thread gets posted like, once a month.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:03 PM   #5
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Default Re: 2004 Pistons vs 2008 Celtics

Celtics bench is much deeper but the Pistons starting 5 is more rounded and slightly better.

Prince was young but at the time he was much better contributor than Rondo and Perkins.
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Default Re: 2004 Pistons vs 2008 Celtics

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They both beat the LAKERS....

They had help from Kobe.... Kobe destroyed the Lakers. Chucked them into defeat in both series.
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