Game Preview: Pistons Face Young and Hungry Timberwolves

After an impressive blow-out win over the Pelicans Wednesday night, the Pistons look to replicate their performance Friday night when they host the youthful Minnesota Timberwolves.

Timberwolves’ star Karl Anthony-Towns has never beaten the Pistons.  Detroit’s star Andre Drummond has made it incredibly difficult for the big KAT to function in the low post.  Unfortunately for Minnesota’s big man, Andre Drummond has been playing at an incredibly high level in his last four games.  In those games Drummond averages 19 points and 15 rebounds.

Minnesota won five of their last six games before getting demolished by the defending NBA champions last night.  Both teams have under succeeded thus far and are in dire need for a win.  

 

Probable Starting Lineups:

 

Detroit Pistons:

 

PG: Reggie Jackson

SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

SF: Marcus Morris

PF: Jon Leur

C: Andre Drummond

Minnesota Timberwolves

PG: Ricky Rubio

SG; Zach LaVine

SF: Andrew Wiggins

PF: Gorgui Dieng

C: Karl Anthony-Towns

The match-up between these two young and hungry teams begins at 7:30PM ET and will be broadcasted live on Fox Sports Detroit.  
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