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Pistons vs Nuggets GameThread: Game time, TV, odds, and more

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Detroit is two losses away from locking up its draft lottery fate

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Denver Nuggets Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

Game Vitals

When: Friday, May 14, 8:00 p.m. EST

Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan

Watch: Bally Sports Detroit, NBA League Pass

Odds: +9.5

Projected Lineups

Detroit Pistons (20-50):

Killian Hayes, Josh Jackson, Saddiq Bey, Sekou Doumbouya, Jahlil Okafor

Denver Nuggets (46-24):

Austin Rivers, Monte Morris, Michael Porter Jr., JaVale McGee, Nikola Jokic

Pregame Reading

Omari Sankofa of the Detroit Free Press took a deeper look at Dwane Casey’s contract extension and how it serves as a sign of continuity going forward.

Here’s some rare national media love from Yahoo! Sports columnist Dan Wetzel, who says the Pistons’ tank job might be one of the all-time greatest in NBA history

Be sure to check out this deep dive from DBB’s Sean Corp on the steady rise and quiet impact of Isaiah Stewart with the Pistons this season.

Tank Rankings

With the final weekend of the season upon us, here’s who you’re rooting for on Friday regarding the Pistons’ draft positioning: