2012 Detroit Pistons Preseason Schedule Announced

Tickets On Sale Tuesday, August 7 Beginning At 10:00 A.M.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club will open their eight-game 2012 preseason schedule at home against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, October 10 (7:30 p.m.). Four of the team’s eight games will be played at The Palace, featuring contests against the aforementioned Raptors, Orlando Magic (October 16), Charlotte Bobcats (October 20) and Atlanta Hawks (October 26). Tickets for all pre-season home games at The Palace will go on sale Tuesday, August 7 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will be available at The Palace Box Office (248-377-0100), online at www.pistons.com and at all TicketMaster outlets. Detroit will take part in the first-ever NBA Canada Series when it travels to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at MTS Centre. It marks the third time the club has played a preseason game outside the United States after playing first in Mexico City in 1995 and again in Puerto Rico in 2006.

Television and radio broadcast schedules for all preseason games will be announced at a later date. Following is the Pistons 2012 preseason schedule (all times are Eastern Standard Time):

Pistons 2012 PreseasonSchedule

Date Opponent Location Time
October 10 Toronto The Palace of Auburn Hills 7:30 p.m.
October 12 at Toronto Air Canada Centre 7:00 p.m.
October 13 at Milwaukee BMO Bradley Center 8:30 p.m.
October 16 Orlando The Palace of Auburn Hills 7:30 p.m.
October 18 at Miami American Airlines Arena 7:30 p.m.
October 20 Charlotte The Palace of Auburn Hills 7:30 p.m.
October 24 at Minnesota MTS Centre (Winnipeg, Manitoba) 8:00 p.m.
October 26 Atlanta The Palace of Auburn Hills 7:30 p.m.

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