Guard for Detroit Pistons (1985-1999).
Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.
Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Ma. on September 8, 2006. Other inductees included Charles Barkley and Dominique Wilkins.
Was a member of the late 80s/early 90s Detroit Pistons teams that were nicknamed "The Bad Boys" for their physical play. Despite playing on "The Bad Boys", he was widely respected around the league for his quiet behavior and sportsmanship.
As the General Manager of the Detroit Pistons, in the 2003 NBA draft, he drafted Serbian center Darko Milicic with the 2nd overall pick. While Milicic was traded after three lackluster seasons, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, all drafted with later picks, were selected to multiple NBA All-Star games.