Pistons seek back-to-back wins as Hornets come to town

Detroit beat Milwaukee Bucks 88-80 on Friday

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DETROIT - The Detroit Pistons will try to keep the New Orleans Hornets winless in six games while attempting to win back-to-back games.

The Hornets (4-19) roll into the Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday night -- a place where the Pistons (5-20) have won just four games this season.

Detroit's most recent win at the Palace came on Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. Rookie Brandon Knight had a season-best 26 points. Star Greg Monroe had 18 points and 11 rebounds for his sixth double-double in seven games.

If Detroit is going to win a second-straight game again this season, Saturday's matchup is as good a time as any to do it.

The Hornets sit at the bottom of the Western Conference. New Orleans shot just 29 percent from the floor on Thursday against the San Antonio Spurs while on route to their fifth-straight loss.

The Pistons haven't won back-to-back games since Jan. 2.

Detroit's Ben Gordon likely will miss his 10th-straight game with a shoulder injury.

Tip off is at 7:30 p.m.

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