Preview: The 12-12 Pistons are 6-3 in their past nine games. Included in that 6-3 stretch were consecutive road victories at Charlotte, Boston and Atlanta. … The Wolves have beaten Detroit in 10 of their past 12 meetings, but the two losses came in the Pistons’ series sweep last season. This season’s final meeting is Feb. 3 in the Wolves’ last visit to the Palace before the Pistons move to a downtown Detroit arena next season.

Players to watch: Orono’s own Jon Leuer is having a breakout season. He’s averaging 10.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 26.6 minutes a game. All are career highs. ... Henry Ellenson (Rice Lake, Wis.) has played both for the Pistons and their D-League affiliate in his rookie season. ... Pistons starting point guard Reggie Jackson has played three games since making his season debut in Sunday’s home loss to Orlando. He had been out rehabbing a knee until then. He has averaged 11.6 points and 22.3 points in those three games. … Pistons center Andre Drummond averaged 22.0 points and 14.5 rebounds in the two games last season and forward Andrew Wiggins averaged 21.0 points for the Wolves.

Injuries: Pistons G Reggie Bullock (knee) is out.

Jerry Zgoda