Wolves gameday

5 p.m. at Detroit • FSN Plus, 830-am

Preview: The 17-15 Pistons have lost three consecutive games after Tuesday’s 108-96 loss to the Knicks in New York City. Before that, they lost to Boston at home and at Atlanta and before that, they had beaten the Celtics, Chicago and Miami consecutively.

Players to watch: Drummond leads the NBA in rebounding with a 16.0 average and become the first Piston to record a 30-20 game with a 33-point, 21-rebound night in a 147-144 quadruple-overtime victory at Chicago two weeks ago. Drummond has five 20-20 games this season. … Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio ranks fifth in the league in assists (8.8), second in steals (2.28) and first in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.75-to-1).

Injuries: Wolves C Nikola Pekovic (Achilles’ tendon surgery) remains out but has been cleared to participate to contact practices. Pistons G Jodie Meeks (foot) is out.

JERRY ZGODA