Pistons to host free open practice at Crisler Center on Sept. 29

Rod Beard
The Detroit News
Dwane Casey is taking over as the Detroit Pistons' head coach.

Just days after they open training camp, Pistons fans can get their first glimpse of the 2018-19 squad.

The team announced Friday it will have an open practice and team scrimmage at noon Sept. 29 at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor. General-admission tickets are free and will be available while the supplies last.

Tickets are available at through Ticketmaster at pistons.com/openpractice and there is a limit of six tickets per account. Parking information is available through the ticket link and fans can enter Crisler Center through the northeast entrance beginning at 11 a.m.

All kids entering the open practice from 11-11:30 a.m. will have an interactive opportunity to take their own shot on the court.

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“We are excited to host an open team scrimmage giving fans the opportunity to watch this year’s team compete for the first time,” Pistons coach Dwane Casey said in a team release. “Our players and coaching staff look forward to interacting with fans and providing a fun event.”

The scrimmage will include player introductions and performances and opportunities to meet members of the Pistons entertainment teams. Full-service concession stands will be available in various locations around the Crisler Center concourse.


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