DET vs PHI Dream11 : Second straight win in Detroit Pistons’ sights against a depleted Philadelphia 76ers outfit
Defeating a sturdy Cleveland Cavaliers side in their previous preseason tie, Detroit Pistons pulled off a stunning result, one which puts them in good stead ahead of today’s’ impending clash. And taking on a Philadelphia 76ers currently riddled by injured, the Pitons will be quietly confident of making it two wins on the bounce when the two sides meet in the forthcoming encounter.
It was the nature of Detroit Pistons’ win in the previous match which made heads turn and see them stall tall amongst their counterparts. In an attacking galore, extradonaire encounter, the side managed to scrape through to a 109-105, showing the resolve needed to hang onto a win in the culminating stages of the match.
Elsewhere, despite suffering a spate of injuries, Philadelphia 76ers were themselves impressive in their bygone clash. The side pulled off a comprehensive and well rounded win over the Magic, winning with ease in a 126-94 display, one the side will be looking to reciprocate ahead of today’s impeding clash as well. For them, this clash is all about trying out new names with Kyle O’Quinn, Matisse Thybulle, Shake Milton and Jonah Boldenall set to feature for the outfit in this one as the side look to compensate for the absence of their star performers.
With the upcoming edition of the season a week away now, both the side’s will be looking to use this clash as a means to iron out impending issues and address the final gaping holes before they get their sorties underway. This should be a clash which should see both compete in a manner akin to a regular encounter, a fixture which promises to regale us in a riveting and meticulously crafted affair.
Probable Playing 5
- Ben Simmons, Al Horford, and James Ennis III will all be out for Philadelphia 76ers for this imminent encounter.
Markieff Morris, Tony Snell, Andre Drummond, Bruce Brown Jr., Reggie Jackson
Tobias Harris, Al Horford, Joel Embiid, Josh Richardson, Ben Simmons
NBA Preseason Match 2019
Match Details: Detroit Pistons Vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date And Time: 16th October, Wednesday- 4:30am
Venue: Wells Fargo Centre, Philadelphia
Television: Sony Ten 1/HD
- Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson
- Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons
- Andre Drummond
- Joel Embiid
Best Ball Stealer
- Andre Drummond
- Ben Simmons
DET vs PHI Dream11 Point Guard
His average of 8 assists per season make us go in with Philadelphia 76ers point guard for this encounter. The player is pivotal to the side’s cause of consummate success, someone who will dictate player for the side from the back of the court and ensure that the ball turnovers from defence to attack are carried out with seamless ease by the outfit.
DET vs PHI Dream11 Shooting Guard
With 15 points in the side’s previous encounter, one which saw him tally 7 assists and 5 rebounds to go along, Detroit Pistons’ Bruce Brown comes into our side. The shooting guard was in imperious display in the side’s tie, putting on a solid display outside the circle by finding the open zone to send down treys and keep the play moving for his side.
Elsewhere from the opposition we have divulged in the services of Shake Milton. His all round display in the previous clash won us over, one which saw him cover himself in glory as he not only got the nine points and one assist but added the one steal and block to it as well to play a quissential in the side’s defence as well.
DET vs PHI Dream11 Small Forward
His numbers from the side’s previous tie were the pinch perfect numbers needed to be warranted from a small forward. Matisse Thybulle epitomised his massive versatility as a player by getting in the 11 points, one assist, one block and one steal. It was a complete display which should see him earn a place in the side’s playing 5 for this clash as well, making him a good pick for this encounter.
DET vs PHI Dream11 Power Forward
With 16 rebounds per clash in the last season, Al Horford was an integral part of his side’s display the last time around. The power forward not only pushed his way into the side’s attacking displays to latch onto layups but more crucially got onto rebounds in the defensive setup as well as he positioned himself beneath the side’s paint to pull off turn overs at critical moments.
DET vs PHI Dream11 Centre
Our most heavily packed segment of our side, we have roped in three players in this docket given how much importance the two outfits have accorded to their centres. We begin with Joel Embiid from Philadelphia 76ers, someone who registered a staggering 27.5 points and 13.6 assists per match in the last season, a display which was a testament to his affinity for contributing in both the attacking and defensive framework of his side.
Elsewhere we have the two players come in from Detroit Pistons with Thon Maker becoming the first player for us after he tallied up 11 points, two rebounds, one assist and one block in the side’s last tie. With 16 rebounds in the last season, we are getting in Andre Drummond as well, a player who has ensured his side have benefitted in defence by getting on the end of deflections first.
Joel will be our side’s star player for this encounter.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.