A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Friday’s 7 p.m. game between the Heat and Pistons at Little Caesars Arena (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish).
Referees: John Goble (#30), Matt Boland (#18), Mousa Dagher (#57).
Uniforms: Heat in white “Association” uniform; Pistons in gray “City” uniform.
Pregame note of note: Forward Blake Griffin is the first Piston to record multiple 40-point games in the same season since Jerry Stackhouse had eight such games in 2000-01. Griffin scored a career-high 50 points vs. Philadelphia on Nov. 3 and 44 at the Clippers on Jan. 12. Griffin also is the first Pistons player to record a 50-point game and a 40-point game in the same season since Stackhouse in 2000-01.