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Bad Boys? Try bad shooting

Updated: June 3, 2004, 4:56 PM ET
By Peter May | Special to ESPN.com

You are going to hear the phrase "Bad Boys" tossed around a lot in the next few days. It will be unrelenting. The temptation is to take these Detroit Pistons and try to liken them to those Detroit Pistons.

Only one of those teams was the Bad Boys.

That would be the twin champs of 1988-89 and 1989-90. Truth be told, they should have had a third, in 1987-1988, but Hugh Evans made a cheesy call on Bill Laimbeer (imagine that!) that gave the Lakers two game-winning free throws in Game ...

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