Whether it will be remembered as the year the underdog Pistons broke through, or the last year of the Zen-Shaq-Kobe dynasty, the 2004 Finals will go down as one of the most memorable postseason matchups in recent history. Take a look back at some of the most compelling images captured during the Pistons-Lakers series with NBA.com's Finals Scrapbook.

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Ben Goes Big
Nobody goes bigger than Ben Wallace, who rises so high on this dunk he runs the risk of bruising his 'bows on the rim.
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'Sheed Pleads His Case
Previously the scourge of the officiating industry, Detroit's Rasheed Wallace was downright gentlemanly during the 2004 Finals.
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Jackson's Had His Fill
After winning three rings with the Lakers, head coach Phil Jackson took leave of L.A. following his side's loss to Detroit.
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Brown Breaks Through
Pistons coach Larry Brown, meanwhile, won his first NBA title after 22 years as an NBA coach.
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Rush Job
Kareem Rush plays hot potato on the sideline in an effort to keep a Lakers drive alive.
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