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Pistons to visit Knicks on March 4 in schedule change

Dec 13, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart (28) goes up for a shot against New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) during the fourth quarter at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Pistons will visit the New York Knicks on March 4, an addition to the NBA’s first-half schedule, the league announced Friday.

The game had been planned for the season’s second half, after next month’s All-Star break. Instead, it will be played on the final day before the break.

The Pistons began Friday with an Eastern Conference-worst record of 8-20. They were in Memphis to face the Grizzlies on Friday.

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The Knicks are 14-16 and tied for one of the last playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. New York’s game planned for Saturday at home against San Antonio was postponed because of COVID-19 issues with the Spurs.

The Knicks’ next scheduled game is also at home, on Sunday vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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–Field Level Media