Dwayne Wade had 24 points and Chris Bosh added 23 of his own, but it almost wasn't enough as Detroit fell just short of Miami, 100-94. Lebron James had a modest 19 points and eight rebounds while Mike Miller added 13 points for the Heat, which moved one win shy of 50 on the season.
Richard Hamilton led four Pistons in double figures with 27 points, but Detroit couldn't hang on for its 26th win. Greg Monroe had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Tayshaun Prince and Chris Wilcox added 13 and 10 points, respectively.
Detroit lead 27-21 after the first quarter and 55-53 at halftime, but Miami slowly chipped away. The Heat dominated the fourth quarter, holding the Pistons to just 13 points.