The 15-27 Pistons are in New Jersey to take on the 11-31 Nets Friday night. While it may be awkward for Rip Hamilton, who’s been sitting since the possible deal was on the table to send him to the Nets with ‘Melo and Chauncey, to be in New Jersey. He may find it even more troublesome if he sits on the bench any longer than he already has knowing the deal is dead.
Meanwhile, hours after New Jersey owner Mikhail Prokhorov announced the club halted its attempt to trade for the Denver Nuggets’ star, the Nets snapped a six game skid with a 103-95 home win over Utah on Wednesday.
Ben Wallace is still listed as questionable for Friday’s game against the Nets.
Keep a close eye out for Greg Monroe, and Chris Wilcoxs’ ability to contain Brook Lopez, who’s pretty much had the Pistons number since he donned a NBA uniform.
The Scouting Report via Pistons.com
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If you’re looking to catch a game, the Pistons will be back home Saturday the 22nd. Get tickets for as low as $6 to see Detroit take on Phoenix.
Tip off is at 7:00 pm and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit . If you can’t catch the game on TV, follow it live over at NBA.com or on the radio over at 97.1 The Ticket.
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