Game thread: Knicks best Pistons, 114-104

Tyler J. Davis, Detroit Free Press
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Detroit Pistons (10-25) vs. New York Knicks (18-18)

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Madison Square Garden in New York City.

TV: Fox Sports Detroit-Plus.

Radio: WOMC-FM 104.3 (Pistons radio affiliates).

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Game notes: The Knicks and Pistons meet for the second time this week; New York beat Detroit, 109-90, on Sunday in Michigan. ... The Pistons defeated the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday behind triple-doubles from Mason Plumlee and Dennis Smith Jr., who has steadily improved since being traded from the Knicks. ... The Knicks lost their last game vs. the San Antonio Spurs but are 7-4 since acquiring Derrick Rose. ...

Josh Jackson (illness) and Jerami Grant (left quad) are both out for the second straight game. For the Knicks, Rose (health and safety protocols) is out. ... This is the finale of the season's first half; the Pistons' second-half schedule features a home-heavy finish.

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