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The 22-29 #Pistons will host the 19-33 Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Both teams come into the game on a three-game winning streak. Detroit would love to get to number four to tie their longest winning streak of the season. The Cavs on the other hand haven’t won four in a row since LeBron James and his talent were playing in Cleveland.

The good: Detroit are playing with a boost of everyone and have dominated the Cavs of late winning their last seven match-ups. A good thing for me is that I won’t have to see Anderson Varejao and his floppy hair on the Palace floor.
The bad: Cleveland is also playing good basketball and is averaging 106 points in the past five games.
The unknown: Will Detroit get a strong collective showing like they did against the Spurts? Can the Pistons go into the All-Star Break on a four game winning streak. If they can it will also give them the longest home-game win streak since a seven-game run March 14-April 4, 2008.
Injuries:
Pistons: Josh Harrellson (knee) out.
Cavaliers: Carrick Felix and Anderson Varejoa are out.
C.J. Miles– Questionable

Stat: Andre Drummond has an Eastern Conference leading 37 double-doubles.
Stat: Josh Smith scored 25 points to lead the Pistons in their 115-92 win over the Cavaliers on 12/23.
Stat: Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 21 points in the loss on 12/23.

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 97.1 The Ticket.

The Pistons take on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at the Palace for thier first offical home game this season. It’s also the first official home game with new owner Tom Gores at the helm.

The Pistons didn’t “wow” thier fans on Monday in Indiana, in fact they threw up a stinker and plenty of you are ready to give up. As I mentioned before, it’s just one game and I have a feeling we are going to see something marginally better from Detroit tonight.

I for one am really excited to head out to the Palace for the game. I know the new managament team at the Palace has a bunch of different things in store to kick off the season.

This will be the first time the Pistons Officially step on court representing new ownership and I for one am excited to see the changes.

May the Gores be with you!

  • The good: Jonas Jerebko’s hustle.  Playing at the Palace for the first time this season. Greg Monroe not getting into any foul trouble and no #buffoonery.
  • The bad :  The Indiana game.
  • The unknown: What lineup “Larry” is going to throw on court.

 

Tom even checked out Practice via Pistons.com

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Make sure you follow me on Twitter for Live Game tweets from The Palace of Auburn Hills Tonight.

Tip off is at 7:30 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.

GO Pistons!