Beard: Pistons got the right guy, and Wednesday night proved it

Rod Beard
The Detroit News

Houston — The billboards and commercials were calling for a head-to-head matchup between No. 1 pick Cade Cunningham and No. 2 pick Jalen Green. The coaches and players themselves wanted to focus the attention more on the Pistons versus the Rockets.

The Pistons won the game, 112-104, Wednesday night at Toyota Center, and the two rookies were the center of attention anyway. Cunningham finished with 20 points and four rebounds and Green 23 points and five rebounds.

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