The 3-8 #Pistons will host the 6-5 Phoenix Suns Wednesday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Pistons need to turn things around after a disappointing 107-93 loss at home to the Magic Monday night. It wont be easy against a Suns team has won eight of the last 11 games against the Pistons.
The good:Nice to see Andre Drummond put up a double-double after quite a few disappointing games.
The bad: The Pistons one of the league’s worst at home in defensive field-goal percentage at 47.2.
Their worst defensive performance of the season came Monday at home, letting Orlando shoot 51.9 percent.
The unknown: Will Stan Van Gundy resort to mixing the lineup up considering their play of late? Will he give a little more time to Caron Butler who dropped 20 on Monday night.
Pistons:: Gigi Datome and Cartier Martin are doubtful. Jodie Meeks is OUT.
Fact: Josh Smith averaged 20.0 points and 10.5 rebounds against the Suns last season.
Fact: Phoenix has swept the season series against the Pistons in three of the last six seasons, which includes a win in the lone meeting in 2011-12.
Fact: Phoenix has held t he Pistons under 100 points in eight of the last 11 meetings, including four sub –
90 games (which includes two sub -80 games). The Pistons have scored 100 points just once this season, and it took overtime to do it.
If you want to head out to the game you can get a on the door for just ticket for just $2.
Tip off is at 7:30 pm and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit . If you can’t catch the game on TV, catch it on the radio over at Detroit Sports 105.1.