Miami, FL (Sports Network) - The Miami Heat continue to win games, and keep on
making them interesting as well.
After battling back from large deficits in their previous two victories, the
Heat dug themselves an early 11-point hole against the lowly Detroit Pistons
before dominating the second half en route to a 103-89 decision that extended
their winning streak to 25 games.
LeBron James once again led the way for Miami, now eight games shy of matching
the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' NBA standard for consecutive triumphs, with
the reigning league MVP tallying 29 points on 12-of-15 shooting along with
eight rebounds and eight assists. Dwyane Wade added 19 points, with Shane
Battier netting eight of his 11 after halftime.
The Pistons lengthened a streak in the opposite direction, losing for the 10th
consecutive outing despite a 23-point, 15-rebound effort from Greg Monroe.
Jose Calderon and Kyle Singler each finished with 18 points in the setback.
The Sports Network