Matt Dery’s Daily Update 2-16-11
The Pistons are off to a 0-3 start of their 5 game home stand, tonight they welcome in Indiana to the Palace. The Pistons have struggled lately defensively allowing five straight opponents to shoot over 50 percent. Pacers are 7-2 in their last 9 to grab the 8th and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Pregame is at 7 on 97.1 The Ticket.
Michigan basketball is on the road tonight. Wolverines take on Illinois; U of M has not won in Champaign since 1995. This young Michigan group has recently impressed John Beilein and the coach knows they have a shot tonight. You can hear the game on WWJ 950 starting at 8pm.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland at spring training today says right hander Brad Penny has been the camp’s hardest worker so far.
Ex Lion Shaun Rogers is heading to New Orleans which is the next stop on his free agent tour.