Pistons-Wizards preview

12-1  Pistons (14-6)   at Wizards  (11-10)

TV Coverage:   NBC Sports Washington

Last game for Detroit:   131-107 win vs Phoenix

  • Reggie Jackson-23 points, 5 assists
  • Tobias Harris-20 points, 7 rebounds
  • Avery Bradley-20 points

Last game for Washington:   118-113 loss at Philadelphia

  • Kelly Oubre Jr.-22 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists
  • Bradley Beal-21 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists
  • Tomas Satoransky-12 points, 8 assists

Pistons preview-Detroit has won four of its last five games, and are eight games over .500 for the first time since January, 2009. They are coming off of a game, in which they shot over 57 percent from the court, and over 46 percent from beyond the 3-point line. Tobias Harris has been on a recent tear for the Pistons, as he is averaging nearly 19 points and 7 rebounds a game, while shooting nearly 50 percent from the field. Detroit has 20-plus assists in 14 straight games, which ties their longest streak since 2005-2006.

Wizards preview-Washington defeated Detroit on October 28th, 115-111 behind Otto Porter Jr.’s 28 points. The Wizards hold a 1 game lead in the Southeast Division, and after tonight’s game the team heads out west for a 5-game roadtrip. Washington won’t have guard John Wall, who is still out with a knee injury. The team stated that they need to begin fast, especially since the bench has outscored the starters in the last two games.

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