Detroit visits Toronto on 5-game road slide
Sat, Nov 18, 2023
NBA News (AP)
Detroit Pistons (2-11, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (5-7, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit travels to Toronto looking to stop its five-game road slide.
The Raptors are 2-6 in conference play. Toronto allows 110.7 points to opponents and has been outscored by 2.4 points per game.
The Pistons are 2-6 in conference matchups. Detroit is fourth in the Eastern Conference with 46.5 rebounds per game led by Jalen Duren averaging 15.3.
The Raptors average 11.2 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.0 more made shot on average than the 10.2 per game the Pistons give up. The Pistons are shooting 46.4% from the field, 0.1% higher than the 46.3% the Raptors' opponents have shot this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Scottie Barnes is averaging 21 points, 8.7 rebounds, 6.7 assists and three blocks for the Raptors. Pascal Siakam is averaging 19.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and five assists over the past 10 games for Toronto.
Duren is averaging 18 points, 15.3 rebounds, four assists and 2.7 blocks for the Pistons. Isaiah Stewart is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Raptors: 4-6, averaging 109.9 points, 45.7 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.0 points per game.
Pistons: 0-10, averaging 109.6 points, 44.2 rebounds, 27.1 assists, 6.3 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.6 points.
INJURIES: Raptors: Thaddeus Young: out (illness), Otto Porter Jr.: out (personal), OG Anunoby: out (finger), Christian Koloko: out (respiratory).
Pistons: Bojan Bogdanovic: out (calf), Jalen Duren: out (ankle), Isaiah Livers: out (ankle), Joe Harris: out (shoulder), Monte Morris: out (quad).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."