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Pistons at Celtics GameThread: Game time, TV, odds, and more

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Detroit heads to Boston for the first game of a back-to-back

Detroit Pistons v Boston Celtics Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

Game Vitals:

When: Friday, December 20th 2019, 7:30 p.m. EST
Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
Watch: Fox Sports Detroit, NBA League pass
Odds: Det +9.0

Projected Lineups:

Detroit Pistons (11-17):
Bruce Brown Jr., Langston Galloway, Tony Snell, Markieff Morris, Andre Drummond

Boston Celtics (18-7):
Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Semi Ojeleye, Daniel Theis

Pregame Reading:

No Blake Griffin, Christian Wood, or Luke Kennard tonight:

Maybe that does mean time for rookie Sekou Doumbouya, or maybe it doesn’t. But it DEFINITELY means more Thon Maker. Hoooray.

For their part, the Celtics are also pretty banged up:

The Athletic’s James Edwards says the Pistons should attack the trade market earlier rather than later.

Dana Gauruder at the Detroit Free Press had some post-game quotes from Blake Griffin and Dwane Casey regarding Blake’s health.

Enjoy the game tonight, y’all.