Auburn Hills — With the preseason schedule set to begin next week, the Pistons announced a “Meet the Team” open practice.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 at The Palace and will feature full-team introductions and the Pistons running through some of their offensive and defensive drills. Fans also can meet the players at stations throughout the concourse, purchase new team gear and individual and season tickets.

The first 500 fans will receive a free Detroit Basketball T-shirt.