It may not seem like much, but earning a third straight victory would be a major stride for a Detroit Pistons team concluding another disappointing season.
The Charlotte Bobcats are hoping to salvage some pride as well.
Detroit seeks an eighth victory in nine meetings with Charlotte, which looks to avoid a franchise-record 14th consecutive road loss in its final game away from home Friday night.
The Pistons (27-52) will take part in their fourth consecutive draft lottery, and it's been widely rumored coach Lawrence Frank is on the hot seat. They're not throwing in the towel just yet though, having won back-to-back games for the first time since Feb. 8-9 after defeating Chicago 99-85 on Sunday and Cleveland 111-104 on Wednesday.
Andre Drummond scored a career-high 29 points and added 11 rebounds, while Greg Monroe finished with 23 points against the Cavaliers.
"These are the guys we're building around, and we've got to fight for them," said Frank, whose...