From the team press release:
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons announced today that its 2015-16 local television schedule will include all 82 of the team's regular-season games being televised by FOX Sports Detroit and FOX Sports Detroit Plus. In addition, four games will broadcast on NBA TV as part of the NBA's national television schedule.
FOX Sports Detroit, beginning its 19th season of broadcasting Pistons games, is the exclusive local television provider for Detroit Basketball. For the first time ever, the network will televise 82 regular-season games beginning on October 27 at Atlanta. All Pistons games this season on FOX Sports Detroit and FOX Sports Plus will be televised in high-definition.
"We are excited to begin another season of continued partnership with FOX Sports Detroit and pleased that 82 games will be broadcasted locally this season," said Dennis Mannion, CEO of Palace Sports & Entertainment. "FOX Sports Detroit's award winning broadcast production will once again deliver the most complete coverage of Detroit Basketball both on and off the court."
Highlights of the regular-season broadcast schedule include four games against LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers (November 17, January 29, February 22 and April 13), four matchup ups against Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol, Jimmy Butler and the Central Division rival Chicago Bulls (October 30, December 18, January 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day and April 2) and four meetings with the Miami HEAT featuring Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Goran Dragic (November 25, December 22, April 5, April 12). FSD will also air two games featuring reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Michigan-native Draymond Green and the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors (November 9 and January 16), two meetings with Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder (November 27 and March 29), two matchups against Dwight Howard, James Harden and the Houston Rockets (November 30 and January 20) and two games against Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers (November 14 and December 14).
"Our commitment and passion for the Pistons is greater than ever. Fans are going to have fun with this squad, this is a really engaging team," said Greg Hammaren, Senior Vice President/General Manager, FOX Sports Detroit. "Led by a pair of Michigan Sports Hall of Famers in George Blaha and Greg Kelser, our announcers, reporters and production team are devoted to delivering Pistons fans some of the best coverage throughout the NBA - all in illustrious high-definition."
Thirteen Pistons games will air on FOX Sports Plus, occurring on nights when coinciding Detroit Red Wings games are slated for broadcast on FOX Sports Detroit. FOX Sports Detroit and FOX Sports Plus channel numbers by video provider can be found at www.foxsportsdetroit.com.
Accompanying the telecasts is PISTONS LIVE, providing exclusive and extensive pre- and post-game coverage originating from the arena and the network's high-definition studio. The popular "State of the Pistons" weekly feature program will continue to air each week on FOX Sports Detroit.
FOX Sports Detroit's coverage of the Pistons is available to 3.2 million cable and satellite households throughout Michigan and portions of Northwest Ohio.
For in-depth analysis by website editor Keith Langlois and special inside-access videos, visit www.pistons.com, the official source for news and features on the Detroit Pistons.
We now return you to your regularly scheduled doldrums.