What Brown Can Do for You
June 15, 2004 -- The Los Angeles Lakers supposedly had a dream team with future Hall of Famers Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Gary Payton and coach Phil Jackson. The Detroit Pistons, a team full of castoffs and coached by Larry Brown, had a dream defense that quieted the Lakers in the NBA Finals.
In Game 5 at Auburn Hills, Detroit held L.A. to 41.3 percent shooting, outrebounded the Lakers 50-36, built a 23-point lead after three quarters and clinched ...
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