Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Magic due to illness, according to Keith Langlois. Reggie Bullock is also questionable with illness as well.
KCP ruled out (illness) for #Pistons tonight and Reggie Bullock questionable.— Keith Langlois (@Keith_Langlois) March 23, 2016
This comes as a bit of a surprise, as KCP has been very durable throughout his career (the only games he has missed in his career were from his core injury in late-January). The Pistons are at the point in the season where every game counts, and losing a starter even for one game could make the difference in a tight race for the final two playoff spots in the East.
As a bit of a bright side to this, the Pistons are facing the Magic. While the Magic are not a team that will just roll over, this is the one game the Pistons can probably survive without a couple key players before the schedule gets tougher for the rest of this homestand.
Stanley Johnson is expected to start, and Darrun Hilliard will likely pick up some minutes as well if Bullock is unable to play.
Would expect Stanley Johnson to start and Darrun Hilliard to be in the mix tonight if Bullock can't go— Keith Langlois (@Keith_Langlois) March 23, 2016
What are your thoughts DBB? Will the Pistons be alright for one game without KCP?