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Preview: Heat take on Pistons in Detroit

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With Dwyane Wade's status unclear for tonight, Miami's playoff hopes are questionable. Hopefully they can manage to lay waste to the Pistons even without their superstar guard.

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Game Story:

The Heat are in a terrible place postseason wise. Currently they stand at (34-41) which is good enough to hold onto the eighth seed. They are a half game ahead of Boston, and 1 1/2 games ahead of Indiana. Charlotte is 2 games behind them, and Brooklyn is one game ahead of Miami for the seventh seed. With this information, it's clear that tonight's game as well as tomorrow's are both must-wins.

Game Fact:

This year's season series vs the Pistons is split, with both teams winning once on their home floor.

Probable Starters


  • Luol Deng
  • Henry Walker
  • Hassan Whiteside
  • Dwyane Wade
  • Goran Dragic


  • Caron Butler
  • Anthony Tolliver
  • Andre Drummond
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
  • Reggie Jackson


  • NBA League Pass
  • Sun Sports
  • FS Detroit
  • 105.1 FM
  • 104.3 The Ticket