(AP) – Detroit Pistons (16-60, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (18-59, 15th in the Western Conference)

Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT


Houston enters the matchup against Detroit after losing seven games in a row.

The Rockets are 12-26 in home games. Houston averages 15.6 turnovers per game and is 6-10 when it wins the turnover battle.

The Pistons are 7-30 on the road. Detroit has a 7-37 record against opponents over .500.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Rockets won the last meeting 117-114 on Jan. 29. Eric Gordon scored 24 points to help lead the Rockets to the win.


Alperen Sengun is scoring 14.7 points per game with 8.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists for the Rockets. Jalen Green is averaging 23.2 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting 42.4% over the last 10 games for Houston.

Killian Hayes is scoring 9.9 points per game and averaging 2.8 rebounds for the Pistons. Cory Joseph is averaging 2.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Detroit.


Rockets: 3-7, averaging 111.3 points, 44.2 rebounds, 21.5 assists, 7.5 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 121.8 points per game.

Pistons: 1-9, averaging 105.9 points, 42.5 rebounds, 23.3 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.9 points.


Rockets: Jae’Sean Tate: day to day (knee).

Pistons: Isaiah Stewart: out (shoulder), Cade Cunningham: out for season (shin), Alec Burks: out (foot), Hamidou Diallo: out (ankle), Rodney McGruder: out (foot), Bojan Bogdanovic: out (achilles).


By: The Associated Press

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By Published On: March 30th, 2023Categories: Detroit Pistons, NBA

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