Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons (front end)
Team Totals: Magic 104, Pistons 106
Injury Report: Terrence Ross (O, back), Chuma Okeke (O, ankle), James Ennis (O, calf), Michael Carter-Williams (O, ankle), Hamidou Diallo (Q, knee), Wayne Ellington (O, calves), Jerami Grant (O, knee), Cory Joseph (O, ankle), Rodney McGruder (O, ankle), Jahlil Okafor (O, NWT), Dennis Smith Jr. (O, knee), Mason Plumlee (O, rest)
Magic projected starters: Cole Anthony, Dwayne Bacon, Gary Harris, Moe Wagner, Wendell Carter Jr.
Pistons projected starters: Killian Hayes, Frank Jackson, Josh Jackson, Saddiq Bey, Isaiah Stewart
Clifford/Corbin quotes: Said he liked how his team battled against the Grizzlies, said he’s expecting a strong finish from Cole Anthony, said he liked how R.J. Hampton really attacked, said Moe Wagner’s experience has been helpful and he’s been making smart basketball plays, said they’re counting on Dwayne Bacon to make tough shots.
Casey quotes: Said he needs shooters out there to open up driving lanes, said Killian Hayes was cerebral down the stretch and even though they’re losing it’ll be positive for his development, said Isaiah Stewart continues to get attention from defenses and he has to watch it on the fouls, said Saddiq Bey is really turning it on and teams are game-planning against him.
Stats and Notes: