NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, March 25th (All times eastern)
Detroit Pistons (40-30) at Milwaukee Bucks (31-37), 3:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Eastern Conference-leading Detroit Pistons will try to get back on the winning track today when they close out a three-game road trip against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.
Detroit has lost three of its last four games and the first two installments of its road trip, including Friday's 90-89 setback to the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
Rasheed Wallace scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Central Division-leading leading Pistons, who own a 1 1/2-game lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers for first place in both the division and the Eastern Conference.
The Pistons have a 23-12 mark away from The Palace of Auburn Hills this season.
In team news for Detroit, Wallace will serve a one-game suspension on Sunday for receiving another technical foul (18th) and guard Lindsey Hunter (10-game suspension) is eligible to return against Milwaukee. Hunter was penalized for testing positive for a banned substance.
Milwaukee will wrap up a seven-game homestand today and had its two-game winning streak stopped with Wednesday's 104-103 setback to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Bradley Center.
Michael Redd had 27 points for the Bucks, who lost for the first time in three games under new head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Mo Williams and Ruben Patterson each had 20 points in the losing effort.
The Bucks, who are last in the Central and 5 1/2 games off a playoff spot in the East, own a 3-3 mark so far on the stand and a 16-16 record as the host this season.
Sunday's showdown between Detroit and Milwaukee is the fourth and final meeting of the regular season. The Pistons are 2-1 so far in the season series and have won seven of the last nine matchups.
Detroit has won two of its last three at the Bradley Center.
03/25 10:47:20 ET