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
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.Watch video
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Three Peat Beat