In Game

The Palace of Auburn Hills was one of the first modern NBA arenas when it was built in 1988, and it still stands up today. The Palace provides a great in-game experience that will keep you entertained and engaged throughout. The Pistons in game entertainment is spectacular with both the dance team and drumline providing excellent performances. The arena’s PA announcer is also among the best in the business and will get everyone in the crowd pumped up and cheering for the Pistons.

The fans at The Palace also play a significant role in making a trip to Detroit an enjoyable experience. There are plenty of diehard fans throughout the Motor City, and you’ll find them occupying The Palace on game days, so don’t be afraid to talk shop with those sitting around you.

The concessions inside The Palace are also top notch as well. There is a wide variety of food and drink here, and you’ll even be able to grab some local favorites as well. Make sure to check out the Maplewood BBQ, The Linkery, or Craft Brewhouse if you’re looking for premium food and drink options.

Finally, Pistons tickets go for low prices on the secondary market meaning you have no excuse not to make the trek out to Auburn Hills when visiting the Motor City.

Things to check out

Pistons Locker Room Store

If you’re looking to grab some swag then the Pistons Locker Room Store is the place to do so. You’ll be able to find any Pistons gear you could imagine here, so make sure to stop by and pick up a souvenir.

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Championship Banners and Retired Numbers

The Pistons have numerous banners hanging from the rafters commemorating their championships and all-time greats. Love them or hate them, the Pistons have had some of the greatest players and teams in NBA history so make sure to check these out.

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Palace 360

The new state of the art Palace 360 scoreboard system is one of the most impressive in the NBA. Thanks to this new scoreboard system you’ll be able to keep track of the game no matter where you are in the arena.

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Luxury Suites

The Palace was one of the first NBA arenas to feature an abundance of luxury suites, so enjoy the game in style by renting one. Those of you looking for a premium in game experience will without a doubt find one here in Detroit.

John Mason

Not only is John Mason one of the best PA announcers in the NBA, but he is also the creator of the Pistons famed Deee-troit basketball chant. His player introductions will give you goose bumps, so come prepared to get pumped up.

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Pistons fans love Hooper, and it will become apparent why during your visit to The Palace. Hooper gets into lots of fun shenanigans during the game, so keep your eye out for him.

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Pistons Entertainment Team

This group of talented men and women provide fantastic in-game entertainment through a variety of dance routines. You’ll be wowed by the Pistons Entertainment Team as you’ll never know what moves they’ll pull off next.

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Pistons Drumline

The Pistons Drumline puts on an incredible show that will keep you entertained during the stoppages in play. The drumline will also get you pumped up and ready to cheer on the Pistons so stay in your seats, so you don’t miss their performances.

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Theme Nights

The Pistons offer three theme nights over the weekend giving you extra incentive to enjoy weekend games. These themes include Friday Night Out, Super Saturdays, and Motor City Sundays.

Fight Songs

  1. Deee-troit Basketball

    There are few chants around the NBA that resonate with a fanbase as much as the Deee-troit Basketball chant. Come prepared to belt out this chant along with the Pistons PA announcer John Mason during your trip to Detroit.

    Deee-troit basketball!

    Deee-troit basketball!

    Deee-troit basketball!

  2. Pump It Up Pistons

    P-p-pump it up (Pistons)
    P-p-pump it up (D-D-Detroit Pistons)
    P-p-pump it up (P-P-Pistons)
    P-p-pump it up

    Do it Detroit, keep the crowd roarin’
    From New York, Chicago to Portland
    Pump it Pistons this jam for you
    Show the world what the real Bad Boys can do
    We swept the Lakers in four
    Now we’re back to take the title once more
    ‘Cause we’re bad (and by bad but good??)
    Hammer time so let’s make it understood
    They wanna get beat, victory is sweet
    The score don’t lie and the refs don’t cheat
    We’re the (??), yeah we love comp
    Bring on the best and watch ’em get stomped
    By the World Champions, number one
    In Detroit we get the job done
    With a slam dunk, we’re playing to win
    And after this year we’re gonna do it again


    Jump ball, tip to Isiah
    Superstar, under par (??), all around playa
    Fake the pass, give it the dance
    Fingerroll, count it for two
    How does he do it? Only god knows
    Vinnie Johnson, the Microwave
    Heats up the J, he’ll burn you for days
    Laimbeer with a money back guarantee
    A killer in the paint, hitman for three
    The Spider, the glider, Salley on the slam
    Stop him with the shot block, knock it to the next man
    Dumars droppin’ the bomb
    Star Wars, a three-point alarm (??)
    Aguirre’s on fire, Rodman on D
    Edwards in the center, throwing down for me
    With a slam dunk, you know you can’t touch this
    Back to back, you’re about to get dusted


  3. Three Peat Beat

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