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The Pistons are 10-3, and might be the surprise of the NBA

The Detroit Pistons are heading on the road for a few days, so maybe someone will see them play.

They've certainly been worth watching.

Detroit's 10-3 start, good for No. 2 in the Eastern Conference standings, is one of the biggest good surprises in the NBA through the season's first month. The Pistons already have a road win at Golden State, swept a five-game homestand — possibly to the delight of all those unoccupied red seats at Little Caesars Arena, more on that in a moment — and are off to their best start in 12 years.

"I know that we're playing as a team right now," Detroit's Luke Kennard said. "We're really locked in. We're really playing...