Detroit's Caldwell-Pope out with groin injury against Knicks

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is out for Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks with a right groin strain.

Caldwell-Pope left the game in Wednesday's loss at Boston after he appeared to slip on a wet spot on the court late in the second quarter. Coach Stan Van Gundy said he had an MRI and would be evaluated by doctors Thursday night.

Caldwell-Pope is averaging 14.6 points per game this season.

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