DETROIT, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the Pistons' victory, Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick announced that Detroit will honor the 2004 NBA Champion Pistons with a parade and rally on Thursday, June 17. The parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Jefferson Avenue and Chene. It will proceed west on Jefferson Avenue. The celebration concludes with a rally at Hart Plaza. "The Pistons are the pride of Detroit," said Mayor Kilpatrick. "We want to honor the team for its championship spirit. Today, Detroit is painted red and blue." The City of Detroit expects more than a million fans to come downtown for the celebration.
SOURCE City of Detroit