Miami 101, Detroit 98

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #27 Dick Bavetta, #72 Kevin Cutler
Attendance - 18058

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 24 32 24 21 101
Detroit 17 33 24 24 98

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 13-5 7-2 6-3 W2
Detroit 4-15 3-7 1-8 L2

Recap


LeBron James scored 32 points, including six decisive free throws in the final 79 seconds, to lift the visiting Miami Heat to a 101-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

Chris Bosh added 27 points to help the Heat to their fifth win in the last six games.

Austin Daye scored a career-high 28 points and Greg Monroe added 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons, who lost for the 12th time in 14 games.

Miami led 90-80 with just over seven minutes remaining, but Daye scored six points in a 12-0 run to put Detroit in front 92-90 with 3:15 left.

Jonas Jerebko's 3-pointer with 1:33 to play gave the Pistons their last lead at 98-95, but James went 6 of 6 from the free-throw line to seal the win.

Miami appeared on the verge of breaking the game open in the second quarter, opening double-digit leads on three occasions.

Daye led the Pistons back, scoring 18 points in the quarter as Detroit connected on 13 of 17 shots.

Top Game Performances

Miami   Detroit
LeBron James 32 Scoring Austin Daye 28
LeBron James 7 Assists Rodney Stuckey 6
Chris Bosh 6 Rebounds Greg Monroe 10
LeBron James 13 Free Throws Made Rodney Stuckey 9
Norris Cole 2 Steals Greg Monroe 3
Mike Miller 1 Blocks Ben Wallace 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 101 52.1 5-15 22-25 24 26 1 7 11
Detroit 98 50.0 7-22 19-25 19 43 6 5 22

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Pistons have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .214 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against New York. The Heat have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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