Game Preview: Pistons Face Thunder in Final Meetup of Season
The Detroit Pistons(8-9) head to Oklahoma City tonight to take on the OKC Thunder(9-8) at 8pm EST. Both teams are coming in on the back end of a back to back.
The Thunder picked up a win last night against the Denver Nuggets. Russell Westbrook was his insane usual self, posting a triple double in the win. He scored 36 points, dropped 18 dimes, and grabbed 12 rebound. Victor Oladipo scored 26 points. Domantas Sabonis scored 13 points and added six rebounds.
The Pistons come into this game off a big win against the Los Angeles Clippers last night. Marcus Morris scored 17 points and added three rebounds in the win. Ish Smith and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope both scored 16 points while adding seven and 10 assists respectively. The 10 assists for Caldwell-Pope was a career high. Andre Drummond finished with 16 points, 10 boards, and three steals in only 26 minutes. Tobias Harris scored 15 points. Jon Leuer had a double-double of the bench, finishing with 11 points and 11 boards.
Probable Starting Lineups:
PG: Ish Smith
SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
SF: Marcus Morris
PF: Tobias Harris
C: Andre Drummond
Oklahoma City Thunder
PG: Russell Westbrook
SG: Victor Oladipo
SF: Andre Roberson
PF: Domantas Sabonis
C: Steven Adams
The Pistons beat the Thunder in their first meeting of the season. They’ll look to do so again tonight.
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