Sixers v. Pistons
Pistons - Detroit has won four straight games over the Sixers and six of their last seven including all three games this season. Neither team has swept a season series since the Pistons did so in 2005-06. The Pistons lead the NBA in points in the paint averaging 52.2 points per game in the paint. Detroit owns the offensive glass averaging 14.2 offensive rebounds per game which is tops in the NBA sitting 1.6 rebounds ahead of the next closest team. Andre Drummond is first in the Eastern Conference with 48 double-doubles but second in the NBA trailing only Timberwolves forward Kevin Love's 57.
15.9 PPG, 7.8 APG, 3.1 RPG
Jennings, 24, had a down game Friday against the Miami Heat scoring just eight points and dishing out seven assists in a 110-78 loss. He played well Wednesday scoring 17 points and dishing out 13 assists in a 97-96 loss to the Cavaliers. In 17 career games against the Sixers, Jennings is averaging 17.6 points, 5.8 assists and 3.2 rebounds.
16.5 PPG, 6.3 APG, 6.0 RPG
Carter-Williams, 22, was held to just four points Thursday against the Rockets but dished out 10 assists. He is averaging 9.3 points on just 22.2% shooting over the last three games. In two career games against the Pistons, Carter-Williams is averaging 18.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists.