Despite lugging two losses home with them, it wasn’t a lost weekend for the Pistons. They had their chances to win at both Memphis and Dallas but for fatal flaws – a spate of turnovers against the Grizzlies, a rash of missed shots near the rim against the Mavs. Now they’re back home for their first three-game stretch at The Palace this season and a chance to build on a four-game winning streak on their floor.
While their road games have been mostly lackluster, the Detroit Pistons are on the verge of their longest home win streak in three seasons.
A matchup with last-place Cleveland on Monday night would appear to give the Pistons a good opportunity to accomplish that goal, but the Cavaliers have proved a little more competitive lately.
Detroit (5-13) dropped to 1-10 on the road with a pair of double-digit losses this weekend, but now it opens a three-game homestand looking to win five straight at The Palace of Auburn Hills for the first time since Nov. 29-Dec. 12, 2009.
Aside from the fact that their heads stretch 6 foot 8 inches from the floor, Kyle Singler and Dennis Rodman wouldn’t seem to have much in common other than the NBA uniform they first pulled over those heads.