Pistons visit 76ers in regular season finale

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Apr 10, 2022

Detroit Pistons (23-58, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (50-31, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia takes on the Detroit Pistons after Joel Embiid scored 41 points in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 133-120 win over the Indiana Pacers.

The 76ers are 31-20 in conference matchups. Philadelphia ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference at limiting opponent scoring, allowing only 107.3 points while holding opponents to 45.8% shooting.

The Pistons are 18-33 in conference play. Detroit is eighth in the NBA with 10.9 offensive rebounds per game led by Isaiah Stewart averaging 3.2.

The teams play for the fourth time this season. The Pistons won the last matchup 102-94 on March 31. Cade Cunningham scored 27 points to help lead the Pistons to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyrese Maxey is averaging 17.4 points and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. Embiid is averaging 34.9 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Cunningham is averaging 17.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists for the Pistons. Saddiq Bey is averaging 15.3 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 6-4, averaging 119.6 points, 43.1 rebounds, 27.9 assists, 8.6 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 49.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.5 points per game.

Pistons: 4-6, averaging 110.6 points, 43.1 rebounds, 26.1 assists, 9.0 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.8 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: Georges Niang: day to day (knee).

Pistons: Marvin Bagley III: out (hip), Cory Joseph: out (spine), Jerami Grant: out for season (calf), Cade Cunningham: day to day (hip), Hamidou Diallo: out for season (finger).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.