Griffin, Rose return for Pistons against Minnesota

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin is back in the lineup for the Detroit Pistons for the first time this season.

Griffin missed Detroit’s first 10 games with hamstring and knee issues, but he started Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Pistons went 4-6 without him.

Point guard Reggie Jackson is still out for Detroit because of a lumbar stress reaction, but Derrick Rose is back after missing four games with a right hamstring injury. Minnesota point guards Jeff Teague (illness) and Shabazz Napier (right hamstring strain) are out for a fourth straight game.


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