Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons take on each other in a 2017 NBA regular season matchup on Monday. The whistle blows at 7:00 PM EST in Little Caesars Arena.
Date and Time: October 23rd, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Little Caesars Arena
TV: FOX Sports (US Regional)
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The Sixers suffered their third straight loss of the season on Saturday night in a 94-128 game to Toronto Raptors. The 34-point margin is the biggest loss to Toronto since 2014. Ben Simmons notched 18 points and 10 rebounds while Jerryd Bayless added 16 for the winless 76ers. Justin Anderson made 12 points and Jahlil Okafor in his season debut notched 10 points.
Center Joel Embiid was out of the game against Toronto due to a left knee injury. Embiid started in the home opener on Friday night against the Boston Celtics, scoring 11 points, 14 rebounds playing 28 minutes as Philadelphia lost 102-92 before picking up the injury. Philadelphia will be getting a boost on Monday as Embiid is expected to be in the lineup on Monday as well.
After the 111-115 loss to the Wizards, the Pistons captured their second game of the season winning a 111-117 against the Knicks. Tobias Harris scored crucial 22 in the second half patch up a 21-point hole for the win. Harris finished the game with 31 points and 6 rebounds. Drummond added 21 points and 12 rebounds.
Pistons’ top player through the three games so far, Harris is averaging 24.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Another player taking great shape into the season is point guard Reggie Jackson. Jackson is notching 16.7 points per game, 6.7 assists, 2.0 steals, giving just 1.7 turnovers.