Poole leads Golden State against Detroit after 41-point game
Detroit Pistons (10-30, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (19-18, ninth in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Golden State hosts the Detroit Pistons after Jordan Poole scored 41 points in the Golden State Warriors’ 118-112 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Warriors have gone 17-2 in home games. Golden State is 2-3 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The Pistons are 5-17 in road games. Detroit is seventh in the Eastern Conference shooting 35.3% from deep. Alec Burks paces the Pistons shooting 45% from 3-point range.
The teams meet for the second time this season. The Pistons won 128-114 in the last matchup on Oct. 30.
TOP PERFORMERS: Poole is scoring 20.3 points per game with 2.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the Warriors. Klay Thompson is averaging 15.6 points and 3.1 rebounds while shooting 41.3% over the last 10 games for Golden State.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Pistons, scoring 20.3 points while shooting 40.8% from beyond the arc. Burks is shooting 47.0% and averaging 13.4 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Warriors: 5-5, averaging 113.2 points, 43.5 rebounds, 28.2 assists, 5.9 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.9 points per game.
Pistons: 2-8, averaging 113.5 points, 44.5 rebounds, 21.8 assists, 7.4 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.9 points.
INJURIES: Warriors: James Wiseman: out (ankle), Andrew Wiggins: out (illness), JaMychal Green: out (leg), Jonathan Kuminga: out (foot), Andre Iguodala: out (hip), Stephen Curry: out (shoulder).
Pistons: Cade Cunningham: out for season (shin), Isaiah Livers: out (shoulder).