Spurs face the Pistons on 3-game losing streak
By The Associated Press
Detroit Pistons (29-30, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (33-29, eighth in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio comes into the matchup against Detroit as losers of three games in a row.
The Spurs have gone 22-7 in home games. San Antonio averages 12.4 turnovers per game and is 22-9 when they have fewer turnovers than their opponents.
The Pistons have gone 11-17 away from home. Detroit averages 14.6 turnovers per game and is 14-8 when turning the ball over less than opponents. The Spurs took home a victory in the previous meeting between these two teams on Jan. 7. DeMar DeRozan led San Antonio with 26 points and Blake Griffin led Detroit with 34 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: DeRozan leads the Spurs scoring 21.6 points per game and averaging 6.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists. LaMarcus Aldridge has averaged 17.1 points and 8.8 rebounds while shooting 40.6 percent over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
Griffin leads the Pistons scoring 25.8 points and grabbing 8.0 rebounds. Reggie Jackson has averaged 5.7 assists and scored 19.2 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 8-2, averaging 113.6 points, 45.1 rebounds, 23.3 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting.
Spurs: 3-7, averaging 109.5 points, 44.3 rebounds, 21.9 assists, 5.5 steals and four blocks per game while shooting 44.3 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120 points on 49.8 percent shooting.
Spurs Injuries: Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee).
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