The Pistons defeat the Grizzlies and are close to the playoffs
And Andre Drummond scored 20 points, grabbed 17 rebounds, and contributed to the Pistons achieving their 40th victory this season, compared to their 41 loss.
However, this victory did not yet guarantee Detroit to grab the eighth and final card from the Eastern Division.
The Charlotte Hornets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers and stayed one game behind Detroit heading into Wednesday’s final round of the preliminary round.
The Pistons conclude their career by hosting the New York Knicks, while the Hornets host their rival, the Orlando Magic, according to Reuters.
Detroit outperformed Memphis 36-14 in the fourth quarter, thanks to the brilliance of substitute Ash Smith, who scored 14 points during that period.
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