Los Angeles visits Detroit, seeks to break losing streak on the road | Sports

Los Angeles Lakers (8-9, ninth in Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (4-11, 14th in Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles hits the road against Detroit looking to stop its four-game slide.

The Pistons have gone 2-6 in home games. Detroit is last in the league registering 41.9 rebounds per game led by Isaiah Stewart with an average of 7.5.

The Lakers went 1-4 on the outside. Los Angeles is sixth in the Western Conference with 35.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Anthony Davis with an average of 7.2.

BEST PERFORMERS: Jerami Grant is shooting 40.1% and averaging 18.1 points for the Pistons. Cade Cunningham is averaging 2.2 points scored at 3 points in the last 10 games for Detroit.

Davis is averaging 24.2 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.1 blocks for the Lakers. Russell Westbrook is averaging 19.4 points in Los Angeles’ last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pistons: 3-7, averaging 99.1 points, 40.7 rebounds, 21.5 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 40.7% from the field . Their opponents average 108.5 points per game.

Lakers: 4-6, averaging 106.9 points, 46.6 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 8.3 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 44.8 percent from the field. Their opponents average 114.2 points.

INJURIES: Pistons: Isaiah Livers: outside (conditioning), Kelly Olynyk: outside (knee).

Lakers: Trevor Ariza: retired (ankle), Austin Reaves: retired (hamstrings), Kendrick Nunn: retired (knee).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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