The main focus will be on Brandon Jennings' rehab start with the Grand Rapids Drive, but a couple other Pistons will be joining him on Saturday. The Pistons announced on Saturday morning, hours after their thrilling four OT win in Chicago, that Darrun Hilliard and Reggie Bullock have been assigned to the Drive to play against the Iowa Energy.
Here's the press release from the Pistons:
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has assigned guard Darrun Hilliard and forward Reggie Bullock to the team's NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.
Hilliard has appeared in seven games for the Pistons this season, averaging 3.0 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.5 minutes per game. Bullock has appeared in 14 games averaging 5.6 minutes a game.
In two games with the Drive, Hilliard has averaged 27.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 3.0 steals in 31.0 minutes per game. He scored a team-high 23 points with four rebounds, three assists and three steals in 33 minutes in his last appearance vs. Fort Wayne (12/13). Bullock is making his first appearance with the Drive this season.
The game is at 7 p.m. ET and you can follow along here. We will have a special Drive GameThread for you all to comment in closer to tip off.
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