- Height / Weight
- 6' 11" / 279 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 8/10/1993 (25)
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond continued to try and put distance between himself and the rest of the competition for the NBAs rebounding crown during Thursdays victory over the Phoenix Suns, snatching 19 boards to go along with his 16 points. Averaging 15.5 rebounds per game, Drummond is on pace to repeat as the leagues champion of the glass, with a 1.7 RPG lead on Philadelphias Joel Embiid. The opponent hasnt much mattered for Drummond, who has been a fiend to the tune of 17.3 RPG across 11 March contests, with the Portland Trail Blazers next up Saturday.
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond was all over the glass during Fridays win against the Los Angeles Lakers, returning to the double-double column after a one-game absence with a 19-point, 23-rebound effort. Saddled by foul trouble Wednesday, Drummond was able to feast against the banged up Lakers. Owners know what theyre getting out of Detroits big man on a nightly basis, its just a matter of how many rebounds hell collect once he gets rolling, finishing with 23 of the teams 50 overall. He draws a tough match-up versus former Defensive Player of the Year Marc Gasol and the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, whom he has logged double-doubles against in both prior meetings this season.
Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin and center Andre Drummond both struggled Wednesday night against Miami, combining for only 18 points. Griffin had 13 points and a game-worst minus-32 rating, while Drummond managed just five points and nine rebounds. He missed a chance to join Griffin, Kevin Love, Dwight Howard, and Russell Westbrook as players in the last decade with 20 straight double-doubles. Griffin and Drummond will be eager to bounce back on Friday against the Lakers. However, neither particularly enjoyed the team's first matchup of the season, as Griffin finished with 16 points and Drummond had only six, shooting 2-for-12 from the field.