Wolves-Detroit game preview

  • Updated: April 19, 2012 - 12:19 AM

Preview: The Wolves, losers of 11 in a row and 27 in a row in April dating back to 2009, travel to Detroit for their last road game of the season. The Pistons followed their 116-77 blowout of Cleveland on Monday -- they led 100-50 after three quarters -- by losing almost as badly Tuesday night, 116-84 at Atlanta, a game in which they shot only 34.8 percent from the field. The Pistons have won seven of their past 10 home games.

Players to watch: Wolves guard J.J. Barea is coming off a season-high 28 points vs. Memphis. Barea is averaging 22 points and nine assists his past three games. F/C Anthony Randolph has struggled in two starts (a combined 2-for-15 shooting) after playing well off the bench in the previous three games. For Detroit, F Tayshaun Prince scored a season-high 29 points vs. the Wolves on Jan. 18. G Brandon Knight scored only five points Tuesday night after averaging 21.8 points in the four games prior.

Injuries: Wolves G Ricky Rubio (knee surgery), F Kevin Love (concussion), G Luke Ridnour (ankle) and C Darko Milicic (hamstring) are out. The Pistons report no injuries.

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  • 6:30 P.M. AT DETROIT • THE PALACE • NO TV, 830-AM
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