When: Sunday, March 1, 2020, 6:00 p.m. EST
Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA
Watch: Fox Sports Detroit, NBA League Pass
Odds: Det +8.0
Detroit Pistons (20-41):
Derrick Rose, Svi Mykhailiuk, Tony Snell, Christian Wood, John Henson
Sacramento Kings (25-34):
De’Aaron Fox, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Harrison Barnes, Nemanja Bjelica, Harry Giles III
No Bruce Brown Jr. for the Pistons tonight:
#Pistons Bruce Brown (knee contusion) is OUT; Thon Maker (right ankle sprain) and Christian Wood (right foot sprain) are questionable for Sunday at SAC.— Rod Beard (@detnewsRodBeard) March 1, 2020
Blake Griffin and Luke Kennard remain OUT. Jordan Bone and Louis King are with the Drive. #DFS
James Edwards at the Athletic used the close seats in Phoenix to chronicle every step of Derrick Rose’s 31-point effort Friday.
Rod Beard at the Detroit News got some interesting postgame quotes from Dwane Casey in his recap:
“You’ve got to have it. Multiple playmakers is what your roster has to have. That’s why we had Brandon and Derrick out there a lot, with two point guards,” Casey said. “I’ve always had success with multiple point guards in the game and it’s hard for defenses to guard.”
Now I’m just wondering about how many point guards the roster can handle.
In the NBA Draft department, Johnathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report put up his new big board this weekend. Quick takeaways:
Notable jumps— Jonathan Wasserman (@NBADraftWass) February 28, 2020
-Killian Hayes top 5
-Patrick Williams to #14
-Tyrell Terry to #22
More risers: Riller, Winston, Poku and Bolmaro (as appeal to NCAA guys fade)
Fallers: Nico, Henry, Nwora, Lewis
Top-50 debuts: Tyler Bey, Oturu, Jackson-Davis, Stanley, Saben Lee https://t.co/g9aoORQfjk
Enjoy the game tonight, y’all.