Former Cat Tayshaun Prince gets ovation in his first game vs. Pistons

Tayshaun Prince - photo by Daniel Shirey | USA TODAY Sports
Tayshaun Prince – photo by Daniel Shirey | USA TODAY Sports

had to get his taste of the carnage.  While the Grizzlies were well on their way to a 105-91 thumping of the to get the NBA’s second half started, Prince swooped in for a two-handed dunk.  The exclamation point came during a 48-12 run that gave the Grizzlies a commanding lead against Prince’s former team Tuesday night at the Palace.

After a nice ovation and montage of Prince’s greatest hits as a Piston, got a firsthand look at Prince’s new situation.

It’s cool to be with a contender.

“I expected it for the simple fact of what they’ve done for the other guys that were here,” Prince said of the reception after his modest four-point night in 20 minutes. “I’m definitely appreciative. I knew they would be appreciative since they were appreciative while I was here.”

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