Griffin expecting to return Monday

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin is planning to make his debut Monday against the Timberwolves, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Griffin has missed the Pistons’ first 10 games of the season whille dealing with left hamstring and posterior knee soreness.

Griffin was sidelined in late October to receive treatment and conditioning on his lower leg injuries. Detroit is 4-6 after Friday’s 112-106 loss to the Pacers.

An All-Star last season, Griffin averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists for the Pistons in leading them to the playoffs.