Reaction Roundup: Illitch buying Pistons


Here is a quick tour around the Interwebs of local reaction to news reports that Mike Illitch is negotiating with Karen Davidson to buy the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment:

  • Freep: Illitch-Pistons deal could boost city.
  • Freep: Michael Rosenberg says deal is all about the arena, not about love of Pistons.
  • Freep: As far as sports ownership goes, Drew Sharp says three’s a crowd.
  • Mlive: Chris Iott says Pistons fans should rejoice at the news.
  • Dan Feldman at Piston Powered points us back to what he wrote when Illitch’s name first surface.
  • Matt Watson at Detroit Bad Boys called the news a “huge win” for Piston fans.