The Detroit Pistons (14-26) host the Toronto Raptors (13-26) on Saturday night at the Palace at Auburn Hills.
The Pistons have been strong at home of late, winning their last two games in impressive fashion, giving them three wins in their last four games overall. The Pistons were able to beat both the Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks in hard-fought games that went down the the final buzzer.
In Friday night's win over Atlanta, the Pistons exploited a front-court advantage with Greg Monroe (20 points, 7 rebounds) and Jason Maxiell (19 points, 12 rebounds) leading the way. The big fellas will need to bounce back with another strong effort as they Pistons should have a similar advantage around the rim against the Raptors.
Toronto arrives at the Palace with two days of rest after rolling over the Houston Rockets 116-98 on Wednesday behind 23 points from guard DeMar DeRozan.
The game is scheduled to tip at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on Fox Sports Detroit Plus.
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