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The Detroit Pistons host the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to open their NBA season. Detroit is expected to rely on a young core of players, including Cade Cunningham, who finished third in NBA Rookie of the Year voting for the 2021-22 season.
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Magic vs. Pistons NBA Game Preview, Oct. 19
There’s a wide gap between the expectations of these two teams as they start the regular season. The Orlando Magic simply want to get better after a disastrous season in 2021-22 that saw them post the 15th-worst record in the Eastern Conference.
But the Detroit Pistons have legit hopes to be a playoff team. Under head coach Dwane Casey, the team is seeking to add enough wins to get into at least the play-in tournament. Detroit has not won more than 23 games in a season since 2018-19 — the last time this franchise was in the NBA Playoffs.
The Pistons starting lineup will feature a bunch of guys with seemingly limitless athletic skill, but who don’t look like they have ever needed to shave. Cunningham turned 21 in September, and he’s joined by a pair of heralded rookies, 18-year-old Jalen Duren, and 20-year-old Jaden Ivey. The projected starting center, Isaiah Stewart, is 21 years old.
Is the Detroit youth movement a foundation of many years of winning basketball? Or will it be another disappointing era for a once-proud franchise? Casey is pushing all his chips in on the youngsters, and Detroit will have a chance on opening night to showcase the young new backcourt tandem of Cunningham and Ivey. The latter brings a combination of shooting and penetration skills the Pistons haven’t seen since Chauncey Billups.
Orlando is optimistic that it will be at least more exciting this season. The team will have Paolo Banchero in its uniform — the first overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft. The season opener on Wednesday in Detroit will thus feature four players selected in the top five of the draft in the last two years.
Last season, the Pistons won three of their four meetings against the Magic, with a 2-0 record at home. The Magic were 10-31 on the road in 2021-22, the second-worst road record in the league.
We expect Detroit to unveil their young players with a win in the season opener. Here’s an NBA parlay pick for Game 1 of the NBA season for DEEEEETROIT BASKETBAAAAAALL:
- Detroit Pistons to Win
- Cade Cunninggham To Score Over 19.5 Points
- Wendell Carter Jr. To Score Over 15.5 Points
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