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Niyo: With Griffin, Rose back in the fold, Pistons need to find their groove

Detroit — Before the shooting started, Dwane Casey wanted everyone to understand the rules of engagement.

The Pistons were getting their All-Star forward, Blake Griffin, back in the lineup Monday night, making his regular-season debut after missing the first 10 games with knee and hamstring problems. Derrick Rose was coming back, too, playing for the first time in 10 days due to a hamstring injury

But that wasn’t even half the battle.