Game Preview: After Three Days of Rest, Pistons Host Pacers

The Detroit Pistons(7-3) host the Indiana Pacers(6-5) tonight at Little Ceasers Arena. The game begins at 7:00 p.m.

Detroit has not played since Saturday night when they faced the Sacramento Kings. Detroit won the affair, as Avery Bradley posted 24 points in the win. Andre Drummond had another double-double, finishing with 16 points and 19 rebounds. He also added four assists and three steals.

The Pacers played last night and fell to the New Orleans Pelicans in a high scoring affair, 117-112. Myles Turner was the leading scorer for Indiana, as he posted 21 points and 12 boards. Victor Oladipo scored 15 points. New Orleans outscored Indiana 56-37 in the second half to earn the win.

The two teams met on October 9th in the preseason. The Pistons won the game, 107-97.


Jon Leuer has missed Detroit’s last two games with a sprained left ankle. He did not practice on Sunday. Stanley Johnson played 23 minutes on Saturday but missed practice on Sunday and will not play tonight.

Myles Turner suffered a concussion during the Pacers’ season opener but returned on November 3rd. He will play tonight against Detroit. Domantas Sabonis missed Tuesday’s game with a calf injury.

Probable Starting Lineups

Detroit Pistons:

PG: Reggie Jackson

SG: Avery Bradley

SF: Reggie Bullock

PF: Tobias Harris

C: Andre Drummond

Indiana Pacers:

PG: Darren Collison

SG: Victor Oladipo

SF: Bojan Bogdanovic

PF: Thaddeus Young

C: Myles Turner

Featured Image: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

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