Pistons vs. Knicks: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

The Detroit Pistons (0-0) play against the New York Knicks (0-0) at Madison Square Garden

Game Time: 7:00 PM EDT on Tuesday October 4, 2022

Detroit Pistons 8, New York Knicks 9 (Q1 08:34)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Ivey looked comfortable stepping into that 3-pointer. An encouraging sign if you’re Detroit. – 7:08 PM

Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
First points as Knick in the Hall of Fame career of Jalen Brunson pic.twitter.com/wKM1zSMgeX7:06 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Pistons beat writers are going through it right now with a bunch of confused fans that Detroit is starting the five guys who make the most sense to start. – 7:04 PM

James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Ivey blown by, Cade turnover to start. Not ideal. – 7:04 PM

Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Twenty seconds into the game, Jalen Brunson drives on Jaden Ivey and hits a floater for his first Knicks points. – 7:04 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
It’s still long lines at concession stands but not much of a reaction to Jalen Brunson in lineup announcements — which was pretty much the same for all (although maybe a big French contingent for Fournier). – 7:01 PM

Rob Perez @WorldWideWob
Knicks are on. – 7:00 PM

Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
The Knicks are a good measuring stick for where the Pistons are, I think. They won 37 games and missed the play-in, should be slightly better this year. – 6:56 PM

Alan Hahn @alanhahn
I’ll never get tired of this iconic view. First steps in the building for the new season — my 16th covering the #Knicks, 25th covering sports here — and I always look up. Always look up. #WorldsMostFamousArena @TheGarden @KnicksMSGN @New York Knicks pic.twitter.com/8CooxcwS4K6:50 PM

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
#Pistons starters: Cunningham, Ivey, Bey, Bogdanovic and Stewart. – 6:39 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Birthday 🌹 pic.twitter.com/Rj943XHSNA6:31 PM

James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Pistons starters: Cade, Ivey, Bey, Bojan and Stewart – 6:30 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Official Knicks starters:
Jalen Brunson
Evan Fournier
RJ Barrett
Julius Randle
Mitchell Robinson – 6:30 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Starters for tonight’s game:
Jalen Brunson
Evan Fournier
RJ Barrett
Julius Randle
Mitchell Robinson – 6:29 PM

Rod Beard @detnewsRodBeard
#Pistons starters listed as Cunningham, Ivey, Bey, Bogdanovic and Stewart.
Tonight’s the preseason opener at #Knicks. – 6:28 PM

Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons
Detroit state of mind 🏙 pic.twitter.com/W7hrsZ7Tuf6:25 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Pregame views 📸 pic.twitter.com/nz5tBZmCHV6:23 PM

Rod Beard @detnewsRodBeard
#Pistons‘ Cade Cunningham enters sophomore season healthy and ‘more comfortable’: bit.ly/3SCYcfA6:11 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
Almost that ⏳ at @TheGarden. pic.twitter.com/i29FRXhOaN5:56 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Pistons coach said the goal for the season is to take “a step forward” both in terms of growth and play. When asked what that meant, in terms of specific goals, he smiled and said he wouldn’t be getting into that. – 5:43 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Pistons coach Dwane Casey says getting Bojan Bogdanovic from the Utah Jazz last month was “a godsend” for Detroit, and said he’s already making an impact lending his advice to the team’s young players. – 5:38 PM

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Casey says he expects Bojan Bogdanovic to provide experience and shooting for the #Pistons. “He gives us spacing, which is going to help Cade, Ivey and Saddiq grow.” – 5:38 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
Thibodeau — in midseason form — would not reveal his starting lineup for today. Assuming it’s Brunson, Fournier, Barrett, Randle and Robinson, but asked about it and Thibodeau said, “It might be.” – 5:33 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
First Preseason game as a Knick 🔒 pic.twitter.com/qdSvD4ofpe5:24 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
Tom Thibodeau says Quentin Grimes remains day to day with a sore left foot and is doing more each day. His status for Friday’s game is TBD. – 5:23 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Thibodeau said Knicks will limit minutes in the preseason opener tonight. Slightly tighter rotation in the first half and then more guys in the second, but said he wouldn’t use a “normal rotation.” – 5:22 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Quentin Grimes is day-to-day, Thibodeau says. Said he didn’t know what Grimes’ status would be for the Knicks’ next game. – 5:22 PM

Rod Beard @detnewsRodBeard
Take it with a grain of salt, but #Pistons‘ LISTED probable starters are Cunningham, Hayes, Bey, Bogdanovic and Stewart.
That could change ahead of tipoff, but that’s what’s in the game notes. – 5:21 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Sounds like the Knicks starters will be:
Jalen Brunson
Evan Fournier
RJ Barrett
Julius Randle
Mitchell Robinson – 5:19 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
Jalen Brunson, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson are starting vs DET tonight, Tom Thibodeau says. Jericho Sims (groin), Quentin Grimes (foot) and DaQuan Jeffries (concussion protocol) are out. – 5:19 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
The Knicks will start Jalen Brunson, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson tonight against the Pistons in their preseason opener here at Madison Square Garden. Quentin Grimes will not play, as he’s been dealing with an injury for the past week. – 5:19 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Quentin Grimes is OUT tonight, Tom Thibodeau says. Jericho Sims is out, as well. – 5:19 PM

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Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
#Pistons Isaiah Livers and Rodney McGruder getting some early work in ahead of tonight’s preseason opener. pic.twitter.com/WGsUL243MB5:02 PM

Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons
It’s Detroit vs. Preseason 😤
🆚 @New York Knicks
📍@TheGarden
⏰ 7PM ET
📺 @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/C4RNMO6u5L3:50 PM

Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
Basketball Standout, 16, Is Shot and Killed in New Jersey – The New York Times nytimes.com/2022/10/04/nyr…3:22 PM

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
I’ve only visited New York City three times before this week, and they were all during the summer. Over the past two days, it’s been cold, rainy and gray, and people are still everywhere walking to their respective destinations. I guess this is the real NYC experience 😅 – 2:57 PM

Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
The Pistons’ probable starters for tonight, per the game notes: Cade Cunningham, Killian Hayes, Saddiq Bey, Bojan Bogdanovic and Isaiah Stewart – 2:37 PM

New York Knicks @nyknicks
There’s only one D-Rose 🌹 pic.twitter.com/15P75AOjO42:25 PM

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
McGruder on what Ivey brings to the #Pistons: “That speed. That’s something you can’t teach. You can teach somebody to shoot the ball, to finish and stuff like that but his speed and how unselfish he is, getting in the paint and making the right plays, you can’t teach that.” – 1:43 PM

Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
RJ Barrett came strong before the preseason opener:
“. ….there’s a lot of disrespect. But that’s fine. All the guys that they want to put in front of me or whatever, I’m in their heads.”
More here:
nydailynews.com/sports/basketb…1:42 PM

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
#Pistons guard Rodney McGruder’s message to DET’s rookies ahead of first preseason game:
“Just have fun with it, man. It’s the same game that we’ve been playing our whole lives since we were kids. Just have that same fun and that same joy that you always had playing the game.” – 1:39 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
A few notes ahead of Knicks’ preseason opener, including a Cam Reddish-RJ Barrett lineup that’s been on the floor during training camp and an Isaiah Hartenstein passing target. More here: sny.tv/articles/knick…1:09 PM

Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
New: Spoke to Cade Cunningham today and the #Pistons guard is looking forward to this season, mainly because he’s healthy and more comfortable.
“Night and day…I don’t have those jitters or feeling like I’m going through everything for the first time.” detroitnews.com/story/sports/n…1:04 PM

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