Miami Defeats Detroit 102-96 - Recap
|Miami Defeats Detroit 102-96 - Recap|
Detroit was victimized by Dwyane Wade for 30 points as the Heat defeated the Pistons 102-96 in NBA action on Monday.
Miami won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 206.5.
LeBron James had 24 points for Miami and Chris Bosh chipped in with 17 points. LeBron James had 11 assists for the Heat, while Dwyane Wade was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Pistons got a 26-point performance from Brandon Jennings, who was supported by 20 points from Rodney Stuckey. Brandon Jennings had 7 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Andre Drummond grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 63-57 at the break.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-44.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Orlando.