7:30 p.m., Palace of Auburn Hills
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G R. Jackson
G N. Batum
G K. Caldwell-Pope
F M Kidd-Gilchrist
F M Morris
F M. Williams
F J. Leuer
C R. Hibbert
C A. Drummond
Matchup to Watch
Andre Drummond vs. Roy Hibbert: These two don’t particularly like each other. Drummond was ejected in November for throwing an elbow to the back of Hibbert’s head in Charlotte. In addition to the ejection, the NBA fined Drummond $15,000.
▪ The Pistons have been in a tail-spin lately, losing eight of their last 10 games. Their victories in that span were against the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat.
▪ The Hornets and Pistons rank first and second in the NBA this season in fewest turnovers committed per game.
▪ Pistons forward Tobias Harris has averaged 19 points in the two games against the Hornets this season.
▪ Hornets guard Kemba Walker averages 24 points this season against the Pistons.
Did you know?
Hornets coach Steve Clifford was an assistant to Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy for five seasons with the Orlando Magic. They remain close friends.