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Game 35, Bucks vs Pistons, Bradley Center
Bucks (18-16) vs. Detroit Pistons (13-23).
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday.
WHERE: BMO Harris Bradley Center.
BROADCASTS: TV - FS Wisconsin. Radio - AM-620.
ABOUT THE PISTONS: Detroit had won four straight games before losing at home to Charlotte, 108-101, in overtime Sunday. The Pistons have been off for four days so will be well-rested. Detroit is 3-14 on the road. Former Duke player Kyle Singler is starting at shooting guard and Rodney Stuckey is coming off the bench. Stuckey had 18 points in 34 minutes against the Bobcats. The Pistons rank eighth in three-point percentage (37.4%) and sixth in rebounding (43.7 average). Former Bucks forward Charlie Villanueva has hit 43 three-pointers since Nov. 25, fourth in the league during that stretch.
PROBABLE PISTONS STARTERS
G Kyle Singler, 6-8, Duke
G Brandon Knight, 6-3, Kentucky
F Tayshaun Prince, 6-9, Kentucky
F Jason Maxiell, 6-7, Cincinnati
C Greg Monroe, 6-11, Georgetown
Coach: Lawrence Frank (second season, 38-64; ninth overall, 263-305).
Injury report: None.
PROBABLE BUCKS STARTERS
G Monta Ellis, 6-3, Lanier (Miss.)
G Brandon Jennings, 6-1, Oak Hill (Va.)
F Ersan Ilyasova, 6-10, Turkey
F Luc Mbah a Moute, 6-8, UCLA
C Larry Sanders, 6-11, VCU
Coach: Jim Boylan (first season, 2-0; second overall, 26-32).
Injury report: Ellis (sore left ankle) is day-to-day.