The Pistons vs. The Bucks

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The Pistons vs The Bucks

The 4-20 are back home to host the 10-11 Milwaukee Bucks. Despite losing Andrew Bogut for the season, this Bucks team is playing well. Milwaukee picked up two big wins during its 3-0 home-stand by defeating Miami and the Lakers.

The Bucks will be going for their second win against the Pistons in five days. The Pistons however need this one to stop the slide of their seven game losing streak.

  • The good: Greg Monroe and Brandon Knight.
  • The bad: Charlie V and Ben Gordon still out for Detroit. Most likely Vanilla Ice.
  • Who to watch:That other Brandon…Jennings, and I hate to say this, but Drew Gooden.
  • The unknown: Can Brandon have a better game against the other Brandon.

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Tip off is at 7:30 pm and will be broadcast on Fox Sports. If you can’t catch the game on TV, catch it on the radio over at 97.1 the Ticket.

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11 Responses to "The Pistons vs. The Bucks"
  1. Brian G. says:

    Hey Nat…yes, watch out for Brandon Jennings…he absolutely killed us along with a turn back the clock night for Mike Dunleavy. I am still hoping for a V Macklin sighting, we could use his length and athleticism along the front line.

  2. Julian says:

    I agree that we should be seeing more of Macklin instead of Big Ben who is way past his prime and will retire next year.
    JJ can shoot better than Maxiell and should start so that we don`t get behind by 15 points at the half.
    Lets play our younger players who can bring some energy to this team that is not going to the playoffs anytime soon.

  3. edt says:

    1) prince provides veteran leadership by teaching greg monroe how to bitch and wine at the refs. That was ok when the pistons were winners but for a single digit win team this is not acceptable. I want prince out of here, there’s nothing he can provide this team

    2) When Brandon Knight has a night like this, you realize . . . most of our losses were caused by brandon knight playing awful. yes, we all saw the promise, but the garbage contested 3’s, the unforced turnovers, the lack of aggression. He’s been bad. Tonight he showed what he will become. We lost a lot of games purely on Brandon’s shoulders. If he keeps this up, we are gonna win a lot.

    3) Austin Daye is a machine. A human turnover machine. I want him gone while he still has value.

    4) Jerebko is playing a bit better. He has reduced minutes right now because he is unable to defend without fouling. If he keeps this up, he’s going to add more minutes, but I like keeping him on the bench, I think it calms him down when he doesn’t start.

    Monroe did he does. We all know it. He’s damn good, that’s what he is.

    Looking ahead, Kyle Singler is only putting in 20 minutes a night at real madrid, he’s gonna be a bench player when he comes back to Detroit, so we have 2 holes to fill if we want to make a run next year. We need a big to pair with Monroe and a small forward that can run the floor with Knight and Stuckey.

    Jerebko, Bynum will be decent on the bench. Charlie V and Ben Gordon will also help our bench scoring when they come back.

    Our best trade asset is Stuckey. As Knight grows, we will need Stuckey less as Ben Gordon has the ability to get to the rim, though most of the time Gordon has deferred on driving to Stuckey. Someone in the NBA is gonna want Daye, just look how long he is.

    I think what we want to do before the trade deadline this year is to grab either a small forward or a big, and then in the draft get a big or small forward. Tay is obviously too good to be playing for such a shitty team, and it shows.

    Joe Dumars has to be out of here. I think we all know by now, there is no way he is gonna trade either Tay or Stuckey or both, until that bread is stale and moldy.

  4. gordbrown says:

    Natalie gets a promo on the radio. Yeah. Don’t get up too high for the wins, don’t get down too low for the losses. But this is much better than losing. Whatever Knight did today, let’s hope he does more of it.

  5. junior says:

    U just havent seen gordon in awhile.

  6. Julian says:

    Career best night for Knight and another double double for Moose.
    No turnovers for Brandon and 7 assists.
    Maxiell led the team in rebounds.
    All starters played alot of minutes and played well.
    Daye still is shooting bricks coming off the bench. Good luck trading him.
    The team did not choke in the final minutes like they have in the past.
    The Pistons have a chance to have a nice winning streak going over the next 4 games if they keep playing like last night.

    • Brian G. says:

      All good points on the game, it was indeed nice to see a win…even if big V Macklin watched the whole time…and you are spot on…trading Daye would be like swapping a 1986 Ford Taurus for a brand new Cadillac…probably won’t happen….I do love Max…though I believe in the long run…playing V Mack might pay off…not comparing skill sets…but Rodman was a late second round pick that worked out and the league is littered with guys that have a similar draft position…and they contribute…

  7. Julian says:

    Career best night for Knight and another double double for Moose.
    No turnovers for Brandon and 7 assists.
    Maxiell led the team in rebounds.
    All starters played alot of minutes and played well.
    Daye still is shooting bricks coming off the bench. Good luck trading him.
    The team did not choke in the final minutes like they have in the past.
    The Pistons have a chance to have a nice winning streak going over the next 4 games if they keep playing like last night.
    Good luck Detroit Bad Boys.

  8. Brian G. says:

    All criticism aside, it was very nice to see B Knight look like a young Isiah….hopefully, as the year wears on the turnovers will continue to come down (I said HOPEFULLY)…agree about Austin…he looks terrible and lost…worse of all his fouling and turnovers always cause the tide of the game to change when he is on the floor…one good game is not enough….Daye was a swing and big time miss…agree…trade him while he still holds some value…but, maybe the league’s teams see NO value in trading for him…

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