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Potential Crucial Loss Awaits Raptors in Matchup vs Pistons: Where to Watch, Injury Reports, and More

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At this point, a loss is probably what the Toronto Raptors are looking for as they head to Detroit to take on the Detroit Pistons at 7 p.m. ET.

Where to Watch

TSN and TSN 1050 will broadcast for Toronto. Bally Sports Detroit and 97.1. The Ticket will call the game for Detroit

What to Watch For

  • A loss would pull Toronto even with the Memphis Grizzlies for the sixth-worst record in the league and potentially a 46% chance to keep its top-six protected first-round pick. Detroit has been among the worst teams in the league this year, but with the way the Raptors are playing, Toronto could certainly drop this one.
  • Toronto does, however, own Detroit’s second-round pick which is now slated for No. 32 with 0.5 games separating Detroit and Washington. A victory for Toronto would pull Detroit even with the Wizards for the worst record in the NBA. 
  • Gradey Dick has taken on a bigger share of the offense lately and may have to find a groove without any of Toronto’s traditional starters. It’ll mean a little more on-ball creativity from Dick who had primarily been used as an off-ball threat earlier this season.
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