Omari Sankofa II | Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Pistons were scheduled to host the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday evening, but a positive test within the Spurs’ organization led to the game being postponed to a later date.
Now, the Pistons have had another game postponed. Their road game against the Dallas Mavericks, initially scheduled for Wednesday, will now be played at a later date, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported on Tuesday.
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The Pistons have had four games postponed this season, and three this month. On Feb. 1, their road game against the Denver Nuggets was moved to a later date due to a false positive COVID-19 test within Detroit’s organization, and their game against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 15 was also postponed due to contact tracing on the Wizards’ side.
Their next game is now Friday at Memphis.
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