Pistons vs Magic Thursday: Lineups, Injury Reports & Broadcast Info

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The Detroit Pistons (18-51) will take on the Orlando Magic (18-52) as the only game in the NBA during the Thursday slate.

Both of these teams are in the midst of a rebuild and have intriguing young players to be excited about. However, there’s a chance a few of them will be sidelined for this one.

Cade Cunningham and Jalen Suggs were both initially considered questionable to play in this game but were later ruled out as tipoff approaches.

With Jerami Grant ruled out and Cade Cunningham later being ruled out, too, there could be a significant opportunity for players like Saddiq Bey and Marvin Bagley III.

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For the Magic, they will be looking to feature Franz Wagner, Cole Anthony, and Mo Bamba as some of their key starters with Wendell Carter Jr. and Suggs sidelined.

How to Watch Detroit Pistons vs Orlando Magic

Here’s everything to know about how to tune in to watch Detroit Pistons vs Orlando Magic:

Date: Thursday, March 17

Time: 10:00 PM ET

Location: Amway Center in Orlando, Florida

TV Channel: Bally Sports Detroit (Pistons) and Bally Sports Florida (Magic)

Injury Report for Detroit Pistons vs Orlando Magic

Detroit Pistons Injury Report: Cade Cunningham – out (illness), Rodney McGruder – available (hamstring strain), Jerami Grant – out (knee inflammation), Hamidou Diallo – out (finger sprain), Frank Jackson – out (bilateral lumbar spine spasms), Chris Smith (knee sprain)

Orlando Magic Injury Report: Bol Bol – out (foot surgery), Wendell Carter Jr. – out (ankle sprain), Jonathan Isaac – out (knee injury recovery), Chuma Okeke – out (knee contusion), Jalen Suggs – out (ankle bone bruise)

Projected Starting Lineups for Detroit Pistons vs Orlando Magic

Detroit Pistons Projected Starting Lineup: G Cory Joseph, G Killian Hayes, F Saddiq Bey, F Kelly Olynyk, C Isaia Stewart

Orlando Magic Projected Starting Lineup: G Cole Anthony, G RJ Hampton, F Franz Wagner, F Moritz Wagner, C Mo Bamba

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