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Detroit Pistons (39-43)


Sun. 4/8 Mon. 4/9 Wed. 4/11
@ Mem 
L 117-130
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vs. Tor 
L 98-108
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@ Chi 
W 119-87
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Casey says Pistons have plenty of talent in place

DETROIT (AP) Dwane Casey looks at the roster of the Detroit Pistons and sees a core of players capable of a lot more than the team accomplished last season.

"Our time is now," Casey said.

The Pistons introduced Casey as their new coach Wednesday, over a week after hiring him to replace Stan Van Gundy. Casey inherits a team built around Blake Griffin, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson, but the roster has little flexibility and the team gave up its first-round draft pick this year to acquire Griffin.

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Leaders
Points: Blake Griffin21.4
Rebounds: Andre Drummond16.0
Assists: Blake Griffin5.8
FG%: Andre Drummond52.9%
Steals: Andre Drummond1.46
Blocks: Andre Drummond1.63
Defense (Rank)
Points: 103.9 (6)
Rebounds: 43.8 (21)
Assists: 25.2 (27)
FG%: 45.9% (14)
FT%: 77.6% (23)
3P%: 35.9% (12)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 103.8 (22)
Rebounds: 43.7 (16)
Assists: 22.8 (15)
FG%: 45.0% (23)
FT%: 74.5% (25)
3P%: 37.3% (5)
Standings
Central Divison
  W L Pct GB
xy-Cleveland 50 32 .610 --
x-Indiana 48 34 .585 2.0
x-Milwaukee 44 38 .537 6.0
Detroit 39 43 .476 11.0
Chicago 27 55 .329 23.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/8/2018 Jameer Nelson Traded For Willie Reed
2/8/2018 James Ennis III Traded For Brice Johnson
2/6/2018 Willie Reed League Suspension Six games for domestic violence incident
1/29/2018 Blake Griffin Traded for Harris, Bradley,and Marjanovic
1/29/2018 Brice Johnson Traded for Harris, Bradley and Marjanovic
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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