THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

It seemed to simply slip away

By A.J. Hakim
Globe Correspondent / May 31, 2008

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They had it within their grasp, up 8 points to start the fourth quarter. Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton were both recovering from injuries sustained during the playoffs, yet both were hitting on all cylinders. The Pistons were rolling and appeared oh-so-close to forcing Game 7 against the Celtics. (Full article: 485 words)

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