Detroit Pistons 2023-24 TV Schedule & How to Watch Games

Detroit Pistons 2023-24 TV Schedule & How to Watch Games

The Detroit Pistons are back on the court for the 2023-2024 NBA season and are looking to boost their performance. After finishing with the worst record in the league (17-65) last season, fans are hopeful that the team can at least win a few more games than last year. Provided here is the 2023-2024 Detroit Pistons schedule, including key matchups and their In-Season Tournament schedule.

Plus, you can find out how to watch the Pistons play live with DIRECTV. Keep reading for more information.


Don’t miss a second of the 2023-2024 Detroit Pistons basketball season. The schedule below lays out the team’s 80 scheduled games of the season, with two more to come after the first round of the In-Season Tournament. Find out when the Pistons are playing and get programming information so you never have to miss a moment on the court. 


If the Pistons are looking to achieve a better record this year, there are some key games for them to focus on. And while they might not have the star power to compete against every team, the team has been improving over time, and hopefully can show that on the court this season.

Below are a few of the games Pistons fans won’t want to miss.

Home Opener: Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls… 10/28/2023 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Rivalry Game: Detroit Pistons vs. Los Angeles Lakers… 11/29/2023 @ 7:00 pm EST (Watch on NBA TV)

Key Matchup: Detroit Pistons vs. Houston Rockets… 01/12/2024 @ 7:30 pm EST (Watch on ESPN)

Key Matchup: Detroit Pistons vs. Charlotte Hornets… 03/11/2024 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Key Matchup: Detroit Pistons vs. San Antonio Spurs… 04/14/2024 @ 3:30 pm EDT


The first NBA In-Season Tournament will take place from November 3, 2023, to December 9, 2023. In the first of two rounds, all 30 NBA teams have been split into groups by conference and will compete against one another. The winners of each group, as well as two additional wild card teams, will move onto the Knockout Round.

If the Pistons don’t make it to the Knockout Round, two additional games will be added to their schedule to ensure all teams play 82 games in the regular season. 

The Pistons have been placed in East Group A and will compete against the four teams listed below:

  1. Philadelphia 76ers
  2. Cleveland Cavaliers
  3. Atlanta Hawks
  4. Indiana Pacers


The Pistons and the other four teams in the group will play each of the other teams listed above once, which will decide the team moving on to the Knockout Round. The games for the Pistons are scheduled as follows:

Fri., November 10, 2023: Pistons vs. 76ers @ 7:00 pm EST

Tues., November 14, 2023: Pistons vs. Hawks @ 7:00 pm EST

Fri., November 17, 2023: Pistons vs. Cavaliers @ 7:30 pm EST

Fri., November 24, 2023: Pistons vs. Pacers @ 8:00 pm EST


DIRECTV has Pistons fans covered this season. Below you’ll find the different networks broadcasting Detroit Pistons games this season and the corresponding channel number on DIRECTV. Note that some of these networks are subscription-based or add-ons.

If you’re looking for a way to watch more games, both in and out of market, then NBA League Pass is the subscription for you. 

NBA League Pass has every game available to stream, plus around-the-clock NBA TV coverage. Even if you miss a live game, you can catch up on demand and fill your evenings with the best NBA analysis and breakdowns.  

You can add NBA League Pass to your DIRECTV account online for the whole season for just one payment of $99.99. You can also pay in three installments of $33.33.


Get to know the new and veteran players on the Detroit Pistons roster to keep up with the action on the court. Check it out below.


# Marcus Sasser, Guard

# Malcolm Cazalon, Guard

# Ausar Thompson, Guard-Forward

# Tosan Evbuomwan, Forward

#0 Jalen Duren, Center

#2 Cade Cunningham, Guard

#4 Jontay Porter, Center-Forward

#5 Monte Morris, Guard

#7 Killian Hayes, Guard 

#8 Jared Rhoden, Guard

#9 Zavier Simpson, Guard

#12 Isaiah Livers, Forward

#13 James Wiseman, Center

#14 Stanley Umude, Guard

#14: Alec Burks, Guard

#23 Jaden Ivey, Guard

#27 Buddy Boeheim, Forward

#28 Isaiah Stewart, Forward-Center

#31 Joe Harris, Guard-Forward

#35 Marvin Bagley III, Forward

#44 Bojan Bogdanovic, Forward


Head Coach: Monty Williams

Assistant Coaches: Brian Randle; Steve Scalzi; Mark Bryant; Jarrett Jack; Dan Burke; Stephen Silas

Trainer: Rachel Cutts

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Jordan Sabourin

The content is featured on is editorial content brought to you by DIRECTV. While some of the programming discussed may now or in the future be available affiliates distribution services, the companies and persons discussed and depicted, and the authors and publishers of licensed content, are not necessarily associated with and do not necessarily endorse DIRECTV. When you click on ads on this site you may be taken to DIRECTV marketing pages that display advertising content. Content sponsored or co-created by programmers is identified as "Sponsored Content" or "Promoted Content."