The now 11-21 Pistons are in Dallas to take on the 23-11 Mavericks tonight. If you were hiding under a rock lately then you don’t know that the Pistons are in the midst of a nine game losing streak.
The Pistons will be without Will Bynum, who last time they played the Mavs but up a very loud 27 points, almost leading them to a victory with 17 of them coming in the fourth quarter. Bynum who re-aggravated his ankles didn’t make the trip to Texas.
The Scouting Report via Pistons.com
Hate to say it, but the way Detroit has been playing and with their record on the road, this one is going to be tough.
Even with Rip, Tayshuan and Ben Gordon back, the team continues to struggle. Charlie Villanueva, who’s suffering from plantar fasciitisis, is hobbled, underachieving and was complaining about playing time. Tayshaun hasn’t gotten his groove yet, and Rip Hamilton is 13-for-54 in his three games since coming back from injury.
Another fun fact:
- Detroit did not lead in the second half of any of its last six games.
Tip is at 8:30 pm EST and will be televised on Fox Sports Detroit. For the radio broadcast tune in to 950 AM or follow the action over at NBA.com .