Pistons to return to downtown Detroit

The Pistons will leave The Palace of Auburn Hills for an arena in downtown Detroit.
Ian Thibodeau
The Detroit News

The Detroit Pistons will announce Tuesday that they’ll leave The Palace of Auburn Hills to join the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit for the 2017-18 season, a source familiar with the negotiations told The Detroit News on Monday.

The development arm of the Ilitch family, Olympia Development of Michigan, announced Monday that the Pistons and Ilitch Holdings will hold a 3 p.m. news conference at Cass Technical High School.