Pistons release schedule, host Wizards in opener

The Detroit Pistons will play four of their first five games at home next season, including the Oct. 30 season opener against the Washington Wizards.

The Pistons' schedule was released Tuesday.

Detroit hosts defending champion Miami on Dec. 8 and March 28. The Los Angeles Lakers come to town Nov. 29.

The Pistons host the New York Knicks on Nov. 19 and March 3.