Detroit Pistons: 3 things to watch out for vs. the Miami Heat

Jerami Grant #9 of the Detroit Pistons. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
Jerami Grant #9 of the Detroit Pistons. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images) /
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If you like young players, then you’ll want to watch the Detroit Pistons vs. Miami Heat.

The Detroit Pistons were supposed to be facing the Miami Heat on the tail end of a back-to-back but their game against the Wizards was canceled.

The Pistons should be fresh but the cancellation is really a shame, as back-to-back games are our best chance to get a glimpse of Sekou Doumbouya, who has been glued to the bench thus far.

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The Detroit Pistons are just 2-9 on the young season but there is finally hope that the rebuild is going the right way.

The Detroit Pistons will get a chance to showcase that rebuild against the Miami Heat. Here are some things to watch.

Detroit Pistons vs. Miami Heat: Who is going to play?

Who will play?

The Miami Heat currently have nine players listed as out for the game against the Detroit Pistons, including Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic.

Miami only played eight guys in their last game, using a combination of big minutes from their young guys.

The Detroit Pistons will be missing Killian Hayes, who is out for the season, and possibly Derrick Rose, who is still listed as day-to-day.

It would nice to get Rose healthy so that the Pistons can trade him before the deadline, but playing a shorthanded Miami team should give the Pistons a chance to get a win but also to give a bit more run to some of their youth.

With so many young Miami players expected to start, could we see more of the Pistons’ young guys?