Cunningham (ankle) didn't practice Sunday, but Pistons head coach Dwane Casey said the rookie is still working to play in Wednesday's season opener versus the Bulls, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports. "He's on course," Casey said of Cunningham. "One thing we're not going to do is rush him back."

Cunningham didn't play during the preseason after twisting his ankle in an Oct. 1 practice, but Detroit is apparently not ready to rule the No. 1 overall pick out from making his NBA debut Wednesday. That being said, Cunningham will almost certainly need to practice in some fashion Monday and/or Tuesday to have a realistic shot at playing against the Bulls, and even in that scenario, he could be subject to a minutes restriction.

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