The Miami Heat returned from a short two-game road swing and beat the Detroit Pistons 116-103 at American Airlines Arena on Saturday night. The Heat have now been victorious in their last seven consecutive games.
The game was close in the first half as Miami(18-30) led 35-33 after one quarter and were up 64-60 at halftime. Detroit(21-26) was able to go ahead 91-90 after three quarters. The Pistons were down 99-98 midway through the fourth quarter and then Miami came out with a 13-2 to put the contest away. Goran Dragic had 23 points for Miami while Reggie Jackson dropped 24 points for Detroit.