Game Preview: Pistons Meet Short-Handed Magic

The Detroit Pistons(16-13) host the Orlando Magic(11-19) tonight at Little Caesars Arena. The game begins at 4:00p.m.

The Pistons have won two in row, after going on a seven game losing streak. They took down to Indiana Pacers on Friday night without Avery Bradley who is dealing with a groin injury. Andre Drummond finished with a dominant double-double, scoring 23 points and securing 13 rebounds. Stanley Johnson scored 13 points and dished out four assists off the bench.

Nikola Vucevic scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Magic’s loss to the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Orlando has lost four straight games and come into tonight riddled with injuries.


The Magic will be without Aaron Gordon(calf), Evan Fournier(ankle), and Terrence Ross(knee) for tonight’s game.

The Pistons are still without Jon Leuer(ankle). Avery Bradley’s status is undetermined.

Probable Starting Lineups

Detroit Pistons

PG: Reggie Jackson

SG: Avery Bradley

SF: Reggie Bullock

PF: Tobias Harris

C: Andre Drummond

Orlando Magic

PG: Elfrid Payton

SG: Jonathon Simmons

SF: Mario Hezonja

PF: Wesley Iwundu

C: Nikola Vucevic

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