Game thread: Pistons lose to Sixers, 114-110

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Detroit Pistons (3-12) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (11-5)

When: 8 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Little Caesars Arena.

TV: Fox Sports Detroit.

Radio: 97.1 FM (Pistons radio affiliates).

• Box score 

Game notes: Both teams played Friday night, with the Pistons losing their third straight in a 103-102 heartbreaker vs. the Rockets. The Sixers swept the Celtics in a two-game series in Philadelphia, winning 122-110 on Friday. Joel Embiid continued his assault on the league, scoring 38 points with 11 rebounds in the victory, two nights after collecting 42 points and 10 rebounds.

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Embiid was questionable (back tightness) but is starting. Blake Griffin (left knee injury management) and Derrick Rose (left knee soreness) are both out.

Pistons starters: Delon Wright, Wayne Ellington, Saddiq Bey, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee.

Sixers starters: Seth Curry, Danny Green, Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris, Joel Embiid.

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