Game Preview: Pistons Face Wizards in First of Four on the Road
The Detroit Pistons(14-6) head to Washington D.C. tonight to face off against the Washington Wizards(11-10). The game begins at 7:00 p.m.
The Pistons have won three straight, with their last win coming in blowout fashion against the Phoenix Suns. Reggie Jackson led the way for Detroit with 23 points and five assists. Avery Bradley and Tobias each added 20 points in the win. Detroit had 31 team assists and out-rebounded Phoenix 44-37.
Washington comes into tonight off of a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, 118-113. Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the defeat. Bradley Beal and Jodie Meeks scored 21 points apiece. A 48-point outburst in the fourth quarter was not enough to come away with the win.
John Wall(knee) is out for tonight’s game.
Jon Leuer(ankle) will likely miss another game. He hasn’t played since the end of October.
Probable Starting Lineups
PG: Reggie Jackson
SG: Avery Bradley
SF: Stanley Johnson
PF: Tobias Harris
C: Andre Drummond
PG: Tim Frazier
SG: Bradley Beal
SF: Otto Porter Jr.
PF: Markieff Morris
C: Marcin Gortat
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