|SPURS||Manu Ginobili 17.8||Tim Duncan 9.1||Tony Parker 6.6|
|PISTONS||Rodney Stuckey 15.5||Greg Monroe 6.9||Rodney Stuckey 4.6|
After their first home loss in more than three months, the San Antonio Spurs will try to get back to their winning ways and sweep the season series against the Detroit Pistons tonight at the AT&T Center.
San Antonio (51-12) has used a 29-3 home record to help build a four game lead over Boston in the entire NBA. Their 22 straight home victories came to an end with a 99-83 loss to the defending champion Los Angeles last Sunday.
Tim Duncan was held to only two points and 1-of-7 shooting for the second time this season against the Lakers.
Rookie Greg Monroe is averaging 15.4 points and 10.3 rebounds while shooting 59.1 percent over his last eight games with the Pistons. He had 12 points and seven boards Sunday night, and was one of seven players to score in double figures for Detroit (23-41) in a 113-102 win over the Washington Wizards.
Tayshaun Prince returned from a four game absence due to back problems and scored 20 points while Rodney Stuckey had 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds.
Duncan had 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Monroe scored 14 and grabbed 13 boards in San Antonio’s 100-89 road win on February 8 at Detroit.
Hit the jump to find out the keys to the game for the Spurs and Pistons, and which team wins this game.
KEYS TO THE GAME
Offense — The Pistons will not lack in firepower, likewise five Pistons players are averaging in double figures when they face the Spurs.
Defense — Limit Tim Duncan inside the paint, guard the Spurs’ perimeter shooters and cover Ginobili, Parker, Hill and Jefferson’s dribble penetrations.
Spurs — None
Pistons — Tayshaun Prince – back (day-to-day)
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