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Pressure proving to be Pistons' best friend

Updated: June 22, 2005, 3:58 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO – They love hearing this stuff. They live for it, really.

No Pistons team has won in San Antonio since 1997.

No losing team could possibly recover from the killer nature of Game 5's ending.

No team in the NBA Finals has ever won Game 6 and 7 on the road in the history of the 2-3-2 format.

The Detroit Pistons didn't have enough room on the locker-room greaseboard for all the motivation in circulation Tuesday night. They simply soaked in the copious ...

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