Game Preview: Struggling Pistons Have Opportunity at Hand as Nets Visit

The Detroit Pistons(22-22) host the Brooklyn Nets(17-29) tonight at Little Ceasers Arena. The game begins at 4:00p.m.

The Pistons lost to the Washington Wizards on Friday, 122-112. Andre Drummond was steady for Detroit, as usual, as he posted 14 points, 21 rebounds, and eight assists. Luke Kennard scored 16 points off the bench. Detroit was outscored 45-28 in the third quarter, as John Wall and Bradley Beal settled in for Washington. The Wizards also had a career night from Kelly Oubre, who scored 26 points.

Brooklyn topped the Miami Heat on Friday, 101-95. DeMarre Carroll scored 26 points, leading the Nets. Spencer Dinwiddie added 15 points and six rebounds. D’Angelo Russell, who played for the first time in the last 32 games, struggled, as he scored just one point in 14 minutes of play.


Detroit will be without Reggie Jackson(ankle) and Jon Leuer(ankle).

Jeremy Lin(leg) is out for the Nets.

Probable Starting Lineup

Detroit Pistons

PG: Ish Smith

SG: Avery Bradley

SF: Reggie Bullock

PF: Tobias Harris

C: Andre Drummond

Brooklyn Nets

PG: Spencer Dinwiddie

SG: Allen Crabbe

SF: DeMarre Carroll

PF: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

C: Tyler Zeller

Featured Image: Noah K. Murray/USA Today Sports


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