Oklahoma City Thunder (6-16, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (4-18, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City comes into the matchup with Detroit after losing eight straight games.
The Pistons are 2-8 on their home court. Detroit is 0-11 in games decided by 10 points or more.
The Thunder are 2-9 on the road. Oklahoma City is fifth in the Western Conference with 36.0 defensive rebounds per game led by Josh Giddey averaging 5.6.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jerami Grant is averaging 20.1 points for the Pistons. Cade Cunningham is averaging 2.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Giddey is averaging 10.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists for the Thunder. Luguentz Dort is averaging 3.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 1-9, averaging 100.4 points, 42.8 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 40.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.9 points per game.
Thunder: 1-9, averaging 96.7 points, 44.5 rebounds, 19.8 assists, 6.7 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 40.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points.
INJURIES: Pistons: Kelly Olynyk: out (knee).
Thunder: Kenrich Williams: out (ankle), Derrick Favors: day to day (illness), Josh Giddey: day to day (illness).
The Associated Press