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                 === Wade and James help Miami edge Detroit ===
 
 Miami,  FL (SportsNetwork.com)  - Dwyane  Wade  scored 30  points, grabbed  10
 rebounds  and  handed out  five assists  as the  Miami Heat  pulled away for a
 102-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday.
 
 Wade's  performance somewhat overshadowed LeBron James' own all-around effort,
 as  the reigning MVP totaled 24 points, 11 assists and eight boards in Miami's
 fifth win in the last six games.
 
 "Our  team  is built for guys  to be in  the lineup. We're built on chemistry.
 We're built on rhythm. That's what we've had the last few games," said James.
 
 Brandon  Jennings led Detroit with 26 points, Rodney Stuckey added 20 and Greg
 Monroe and Andre Drummond both recorded double-doubles in a losing effort.
 
 The  Pistons,  winners of two  straight coming in, are  one of just four teams
 that  has knocked off  the Heat in Miami this season. They stayed close Monday
 before committing seven of their 21 turnovers in the fourth quarter.
 
 "Against  a great  team like this and on  the road, you got to be a little bit
 more  conscious of the turnovers," said Pistons forward Josh Smith, who turned
 it over a team-high six times.
 
 Ray  Allen opened  the final stanza with  a 3-pointer that started a 14-5 Heat
 run over the next seven minutes.
 
 The  Pistons  found themselves down  by 15, 100-85, following Wade's 3-pointer
 and running hook shot, and the Heat held on despite Detroit's 11-2 finish.
 
 Wade,  James and  Chris Bosh combined to  make all eight of their shots for 24
 points in the first quarter, and Jennings' 13 points in the opening frame kept
 the Pistons close.
 
 After  trailing  32-29 heading to the  second, Jennings made a free throw that
 pushed Detroit in front by one, 48-47, with 4:36 left in the opening half, but
 Miami scored 16 of the next 19 points and the Pistons never led again.
 
 Detroit  went on a  10-1 spurt spanning the halves to get within three, 64-61,
 and  the  teams traded runs  from there, with Allen's buzzer-beating 3-pointer
 from the right wing giving Miami an 84-80 edge with 12 minutes to go.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Bosh  finished  with 17 points and  seven rebounds ... Monroe scored 17 points
 with  11 rebounds  and Drummond went for  12-and-12 ... The Heat are 27-1 this
 season  when  holding opponents  to under  100 points ...  Miami has scored at
 least  90 points in 25 consecutive games, tied for the third longest streak in
 franchise history ... Miami opens a six-game road trip against the Los Angeles
 Clippers on Wednesday.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 02/04 00:06:59 ET

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