Bob Lanier’s death sparked an outpouring of tributes from former Detroit Pistons Wednesday. The Basketball Hall of Famer, who was an eight-time All-Star during his 14-year career, died Tuesday after a short illness, the NBA announced. He was 73. Isiah Thomas was among those who released statements. Get a one-year NFR 2022 annual package to watch nfr live online via The Cowboy Channel+.