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The Detroit Pistons will be at home at The Palace of Auburn Hills when they challenge the Memphis Grizzlies. The Pistons have not found their stride this season, coming in with a 14-19 record. As for the Grizzlies, they are four games below .500, entering with a record of 14-18. This game has a start time of 1:00 pm EST and it will be covered by SportSouth and FSN-DET.

The Pistons are regrouping after their loss to the Wizards, 106-99. Despite the loss, Greg Monroe earned his 14th double-double of the year. He recorded 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons. Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are coming off a close 111-108 loss against the Nuggets. Mike Conley was one of the best players on the court for Memphis, posting 23 points, as well as 8 assists and 4 steals. This will be the second matchup of the season between these two teams, with the Grizzlies taking the first game, 111-108. Tony Allen had a stellar game with 16 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 5 steals, and 1 block.

Expect this one to be a clinic on boxing out, as two of the NBA's top rebounding teams face off. Detroit is among the league's best on the offensive glass, ranking first in OR% at 31.5%. Meanwhile, Memphis ranks fourth in the NBA at corralling defensive boards with a DR% of 76.2%.


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