Detroit 94, Miami 100

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #36 David Jones, #55 Bill Kennedy, #61 Courtney Kirkland
Attendance - 22076

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 21 32 20 27 100
Detroit 27 28 26 13 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 49-22 26-10 23-12 W3
Detroit 25-46 18-18 7-28 L2

Recap


LeBron James scored six of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as the visiting Miami Heat took a while to get going, but defeated the Detroit Pistons 100-94 on Wednesday.

Chris Bosh had seven of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and Dwyane Wade had 24 for the Heat (49-22), who outscored Detroit 15-2 to start the final period.

Detroit led from midway through the first quarter until James' driving layup with 9:22 left gave the Heat the lead for good, 82-81. James added eight rebounds and seven assists.

The Heat have won six of their last seven games and moved to within 2 1/2 games of Chicago in the Eastern Conference.

Richard Hamilton scored 27 points for the Pistons (25-46), which had their three-game home winning streak snapped. It was Hamilton's largest output since he had 27 on Dec. 10.

Hamilton scored 11 points in the first half as Detroit led by as many as 10 in the second quarter, but settled for a 55-53 lead at the break. The Pistons increased their lead to 81-76 after three periods.

The Heat have the best road record in the East at 23-12.

Top Game Performances

Miami   Detroit
Dwyane Wade 24 Scoring Richard Hamilton 27
LeBron James 7 Assists Rodney Stuckey 6
LeBron James 8 Rebounds Greg Monroe 12
Chris Bosh 11 Free Throws Made Richard Hamilton 7
Dwyane Wade 3 Steals Tracy McGrady 2
Erick Dampier 1 Blocks Austin Daye 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 100 48.4 6-19 32-39 20 34 1 6 12
Detroit 94 49.3 4-13 20-26 28 37 1 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Pistons have a W/L % of .320 after a win and .370 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Heat have a W/L % of .771 after a win and .522 after a loss.
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