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Marty Burns
February 10, 1997
At week's end the Pistons had the second-best defense in the NBA (86.3 points allowed per game), the fourth-best record (33-12) and the second-best player (forward Grant Hill). Yet Detroit coach Doug Collins gave his team no shot at winning the Eastern Conference crown. "Ever see the movie A League of Their Own?" he asks. "That's the Bulls right now." Still, Collins is actively campaigning for Hill, who leads the Pistons in scoring (21.4 points a game), rebounds (8.7), assists (6.8), steals (1.8) and minutes (39.1), to win the MVP award. "He should," Collins says. "There's not one guy who can cover him one-on-one." If he really wants to help Hill's cause, however, he might want to cease that campaign around Michael Jordan at this weekend's All-Star festivities....
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February 10, 1997

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... Bulls forward Dennis Rodman's ex-wife, Anicka, signed a six-figure deal with Dove Books to write a tell-all book about her former husband. Guess Rodman will soon know how that cameraman felt.

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