Dwyane Wade suited up for Miami on Saturday night after suffering a scary knee injury earlier in the week. But his gritty effort wasn’t enough to push Miami past the Piston, as Detroit took home the 99-98 win.
Dwyane Wade scored 40 points one day after having fluid removed from his balky left knee, Udonis Haslem set season highs with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the undermanned Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 109-102 on Sunday night.
After playing some of its best basketball of the season, the Miami Heat has hit a bit of a rough patch in recent games.
The Detroit Pistons were firing on all cylinders Tuesday night, beating the Miami Heat 108-91.
They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid.
Kyle Singler scored 18 points to lead seven Detroit players in double figures, Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds and the Pistons beat the Miami Heat 107-97 on Tuesday night to snap the NBA champions’ 10-game winning streak.
The Miami Heat will look to push their winning streak to four straight Friday night when the upstart Detroit Pistons come to the AmericanAirlines Arena.
For the first time since winning the NBA Championship in June, the Miami Heat will return to the home court to play Thursday night in the preseason home opener against the Detroit Pistons.