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Pistons vs. Knicks GameThread: Game Time, TV, Odds, and More

Game will not be broadcast in local Michigan markets

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If a game happens and features almost no players of consequence and is not on local television, does it even really exist at all? We’re about to find out, because the Detroit Pistons are playing the New York Knicks tonight in preseason action, but the game is not being broadcast on Bally Sports Detroit.

Maybe that’s all for the best because Cade Cunningham is OUT, Killian Hayes is OUT, Saddiq Bey is OUT, Rodney McGruder is QUESTIONABLE. If Dwane Casey sticks to his guns and wants to keep the long-term bench unit intact, that could mean a bit of a hodge-podge starting lineup. We shall see (or not).

Game Vitals

When: 7:30 p.m. EST
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Watch: MSG, WXYT (radio)
Odds: Pistons +3

Projected Lineups

Detroit Pistons (1-1)

Saben Lee, Hamidou Diallo, Josh Jackson, Jerami Grant, Isaiah Stewart

New York Knicks (2-0)

Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, Nerlens Noel

Question of the Game

Former Piston Derrick Rose got engaged to Alaina Anderson at a private candlelight dinner inside Madison Square Garden. Congrats, D-Rose.

But, uh, for us normal plebians, what are your thoughts on proposals at sporting events?

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