Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 12/8/12
VENUE Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland TIP-OFF 7:30 p.m. EST TELEVISION FOX Sports Ohio HD (Cavaliers Live pre-game show begins at 7 p.m.) RADIO Cleveland - WTAM-1100 AM (broadcast begins at 7 p.m.) PROJECTED STARTERS Pistons C Greg Monroe; PF Jason Maxiell; SF Tayshaun Prince; SG Kyle Singler; PG Brandon Knight. Coach: Lawrence Frank. Cavs C Anderson Varejao; PF Tristan Thompson; SF Alonzo Gee; SG Daniel Gibson; PG Jeremy Pargo. Coach: Byron Scott. NOTABLE This is the teams second meeting in six days. The Pistons have won the last three by an average of 20.5 ppg. In other words, for a team thats not any good, the Pistons sure have owned a decided advantage lately. Cavs G Dion Waiters (ankle) remains doubtful. Anderson Varejao scored a season-low four points in a loss Friday at Minnesota, ending his streak of consecutive double-doubles at 10. Varejao also grabbed 14 rebounds. Before that, he collected at least 15 in 10 straight games. The Cavs are the only Central Division team to have yet to win a game within the division (0-4). The Pistons lead the all-time series, 113-78. They are coming off a home loss Friday vs. Chicago. Frank spent 3 seasons as an assistant under Scott in New Jersey.
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