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Detroit looks to take it to Phoenix tonight

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Phoenix Suns Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Game Vitals

When: Friday, January 8th, 7:00 p.m. EST
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI
Watch: Fox Sports Detroit, NBA League Pass

Projected Lineups:

Detroit Pistons (1-7):
Delon Wright, Josh Jackson, Jerami Grant, Blake Griffin, Mason Plumlee

Phoenix Suns (6-2):
Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, DeAndre Ayton

Pregame Reading:

If you haven’t already, you MUST read the conversation Jerami Grant had with The Athletic’s James Edwards III about why he came to Detroit.

Omari Sankofa II of the Detroit Free Press had a story on Wayne Ellington’s calming influence on the court. Omari also spoke to an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Johns Hopkins about Killian Hayes’ hip injury.

Rod Beard of The Detroit News answered your questions on Derrick Rose, the rotation, the relationship between Dwane Casey and Troy Weaver, and more in his mailbag this week.

DBB’s own David Fernandez took our collective temperature on the rookies in this week’s DBB on 3. Check out David on the Inside the Cylinder podcast in the Detroit Bad Boys podcast feed, as well.

As for the Pistons’ opponents tonight, Nekias Duncan of BasketballNews.com wrote about the production the team has gotten from guys not named Devin Booker or Chris Paul.

Enjoy the game tonight, y’all.