The Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center opened in October. (Courtesy Detroit Pistons) $90 million performance center built to have a ‘meaningful connection’ with Detroit As NBA teams across the country roll out new training and performance centers, the Detroit Pistons took the approach of embracing the community.  “Most practice facilities in professional sports are cordoned off from the public, private for the players,” said Arn Tellem, Pistons vice chairman. “I wanted to create a facility that would be connected. I wanted to create something that would contribute to Detroit and make a statement to the city that we were all in on Detroit and wanted to be part of the community.” The Pistons opened their $90 million Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center in the New Center area downtown in October and in December unveiled Plum Market at the site, a popular Detroit-area food market that will not only… Continue Reading Pistons Use Practice Facility as Contact Point

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