Andre Drummond improving; Pistons take on Chicago tonight

(WXYZ) - Wednesday night against Golden State, the streak snapped -- that is the Pistons' home winning streak -- but there were some positive things head coach Lawrence Frank was able to take away from the loss.

The Pistons organization was thrilled to select Andre Drummond after he fell in the last NBA Draft; but up to this point, the center's development has been considered by many a bit slow.

Frank talked about the big man's improvement lately saying, "Coverage wise, he may be a bit off, but his energy supersedes it." He went on to say, "He's been very good on the offensive boards. [Against Golden State] He had eight shots at the rim, and he made six of them."

The Pistons selected 6'10" Drummond with the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and recently he's been showing signs that he could be destined for NBA stardom.

But Frank doesn't want the rookie's head to grow too large.

He says, "It's never like you've arrived, but it's a good thing to see; because, once you've shown that you're capable of doing it -- now you just continue to raise the bar in terms of standards that we expect -- and once you can do it, we expect it."

The Pistons (6-14, 5-4 home) will be playing on their home court again tonight against a Central Division rival.

The Chicago Bulls (9-8, 4-3) look for their second straight win tonight against the Pistons, and it appears they have a pretty good shot.

Chicago has won 15 straight against the Pistons -- a stat that dates back to 2008 -- and eight straight at the Palace.

The Bulls are coming off a win against Cleveland, but have yet to win three straight games all season.

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