2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
0-1, 4th in Central
DeRozan goes off on Raptors' opening night (0:58)
DeRozan, Valanciunas lift Raptors past Pistons (0:55)
DeRozan drives baseline and throws it down (0:21)
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Johnson gets a preseason MIP vote

Stanley Johnson received one vote for Most Improved Player in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Johnson impressed as a rookie, but will still look to make a leap in his second year. Predictions: Most Improved

Drummond slams one down with authority (0:26)
Valanciunas posterizes Marjonovic (0:26)
Valanciunas drives by Drummond for dunk (0:25)
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Pistons rank near middle of pack

Reggie Jackson suddenly seems like a bargain after this summer's free agency frenzy, but his recurring knee issues warrant questions about his long-term health. Preseason Power Rankings

Drummond works out in preparation of season (0:58)

How many games will Detroit win?

Kevin Pelton takes a look at the win projections for all 30 NBA teams using ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM). Starting PG Reggie Jackson will miss the start of this season due to tendinitis in his right knee. How will his absence affect the Pistons' win projection? Final predictions (Insider)

Pistons make final roster cuts

Detroit waived guard Lorenzo Brown, guard Trey Freeman and center Mamadou N'Diaye. Brown was battling with Ray McCallum for the backup point guard job in Reggie Jackson's absence.

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Pistons must adjust in Jackson's absence

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He examines the offensive adjustments that Detroit may need to make with Reggie Jackson sidelined for the early portion of the season. Lowe's NBA tiers

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NBA Lockdown: Eastern Conference Purgatory

Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss the teams in the middle of the Eastern Conference and debate which ones could make the leap into contention.

Team Stats

Points Per Game91.025th
Rebounds Per Game40.020th
Assists Per Game17.0Tied-24th
Points Allowed109.016th

Team History