Avery Bradley #22 of the Detroit Pistons  Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Brian Sevald/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Detroit Pistons started 2018 with Avery Bradley in the lineup against the Miami Heat Wednesday night.

The Detroit Pistons posted a 5-2 record without Avery Bradley on the court. After missing seven games in three weeks, he was a bit out of sync on the defensive end in his return to action Wednesday night. Bradley scored 15 points and shot 6-for-19 from the field in 38 minutes.

One of their most impressive wins during his absence was a complete defensive dismantling of the San Antonio Spurs. Even though Bradley and Stanley Johnson didn’t suit up, Detroit managed to beat the Spurs 93-79, closing out 2017 with a decisive win.

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Veteran sports and entertainment journalist, Karintha Styles holds court at the intersection of sports and pop culture. Seamlessly she weaves common sense, tough love, and quick wit through her writing and commentary. Currently, she hosts Week N Sports and Styles & Kaikai with Elizabeth Kaikai. You can find the Detroit native’s work on numerous media outlets including Fox Sports, Yahoo Sports, BET, iHeart Media, and Hoops Habit.

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