The Pistons are in New York today for a matinee against the Knicks in a matchup of teams whose seasons have begun to turn in opposite directions. The Pistons started 0-8, but have won three of their last five, while the Knicks, who were 6-0, have lost three out of five. Detroit is hoping the more recent trends continue as we take a closer look at the Motor City's team.
- Kyle Singler helped his Spanish league team to a championship last year, and that experience is helping him in his rookie year with the Pistons, observes Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press.
- Fellow Free Press scribe Mike Brudenell notes that Pistons coach Lawrence Frank is impressed with the development another rookie, Andre Drummond, who recorded his first double-double for the team on Friday.
- While examining the development of starting point guard Brandon Knight, MLive's David Mayo also looks at how backup Will Bynum, in the final season of his contract, has returned to the Pistons rotation.