Detroit faces Washington on home slide

Washington Wizards (30-34, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (15-50, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: Detroit is looking to stop its three-game home skid with a win over Washington.

The Pistons are 6-32 in Eastern Conference games. Detroit has a 5-27 record in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Wizards are 17-21 in Eastern Conference play. Washington averages 13.6 turnovers per game and is 11-9 when committing fewer turnovers than opponents.

The two teams match up for the second time this season. The Wizards defeated the Pistons 120-99 in their last matchup on Oct. 25. Kyle Kuzma led the Wizards with 25 points, and Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pistons with 25 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bogdanovic is shooting 41.1% from beyond the arc with 2.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Pistons, while averaging 21.6 points. Jaden Ivey is shooting 41.9% and averaging 14.8 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

Kristaps Porzingis is shooting 48.9% and averaging 22.8 points for the Wizards. Corey Kispert is averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 1-9, averaging 106.2 points, 44.8 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.1 points per game.

Wizards: 5-5, averaging 114.2 points, 43.2 rebounds, 25.4 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 50.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.9 points.

INJURIES: Pistons: Isaiah Stewart: out (hip), Killian Hayes: out (hand), Jalen Duren: out (ankle), Cade Cunningham: out for season (shin), Rodney McGruder: out (ankle), Bojan Bogdanovic: out (achilles).

Wizards: Kyle Kuzma: day to day (knee), Monte Morris: day to day (back).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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