The Miami Heat never struggled with the Detroit Pistons in their 105-78 preseason victory on Thursday night. Miami jumped out to a significant advantage early in the game, outscoring Detroit 27-11 in the first quarter and expanding on that lead throughout the game.
Miami shot over 50 percent from the field for most of the game, but finished at 47.6 percent compared to Detroit's 35 percent. The Heat had dropped their first home game of the preseason, but the victory improves their record to 2-2 in the preseason and 1-1 at home. The Pistons fall to 2-3 and have yet to pick up a road win this preseason.
Miami travels to San Antonio to face the Spurs on Saturday.