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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope out Wednesday against the Magic, Reggie Bullock questionable

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Even with his inconsistent shot, KCP's defense is very important to the Pistons.

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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.

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.

What are your thoughts DBB? Will the Pistons be alright for one game without KCP?