Brooklyn faces Detroit on 3-game win streak
Brooklyn Nets (5-3, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (1-7, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -10; over/under is 212
BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn will look to keep its three-game win streak intact when the Nets take on Detroit.
Detroit went 12-30 in Eastern Conference games and 13-23 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Pistons averaged 106.6 points per game while allowing opponents to score 111.1 last season.
Brooklyn finished 48-24 overall and 26-16 in Eastern Conference action during the 2020-21 season. The Nets shot 49.4% from the field and 39.2% from 3-point range last season.
The teams square off for the second time this season. The Nets won 117-91 in the last matchup on Oct. 31. Kevin Durant led the Nets with 23 points, and Cory Joseph led the Pistons with 13 points.
INJURIES: Pistons: Chris Smith: out (left knee).
Nets: Kyrie Irving: out (not with team), Nicolas Claxton: out (illness).