Pistons face the Hornets on 3-game skid
Detroit; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit looks to break its three-game skid when the Pistons take on Charlotte.
The Pistons are 26-24 in conference games. Detroit is seventh in the league with 11.3 offensive rebounds per game, led by Andre Drummond averaging 5.3 offensive boards.
The Hornets are 27-22 in Eastern Conference play. Charlotte is 6-10 in games decided by less than 4 points. In their last meeting on Dec. 21, the Hornets won 98-86. Marvin Williams led Charlotte with 24 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Drummond is shooting 53.2 percent and averaging 17.3 points. Thon Maker is shooting 45.4 percent and averaging 7.7 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hornets: 6-4, averaging 112.6 points, 43.5 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 8.2 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 43.3 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.8 points on 50.6 percent shooting.
Pistons: 3-7, averaging 107 points, 41.5 rebounds, 22.2 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.0 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting.
Hornets Injuries: Cody Zeller: out (left knee soreness), Marvin Williams: out (foot).