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Pistons Vs. Heat Final Score: Miami Beats Down Detroit 98-75

The Miami Heat bounced back from their loss to Memphis with a dominating 98-75 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.

April 8, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe (10) is fouled by Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE
April 8, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe (10) is fouled by Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

The Miami Heat rebounded from a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies by dominating the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. The Heat had a double-digit lead by halftime and cruised in the second half to the easy 98-75 victory. LeBron James once again let Miami in scoring with 26 points, while James Jones picked up 18 points off the bench, on six three-pointers. Chris Bosh nearly had a double-double with 22 points and nine rebounds in the game.

Detroit struggled to put points on the scoreboard and keep up with the Heat, shooting just 3-for-19 from three-point range. Brandon Knight led the Pistons in scoring with 16 points and five rebounds. Rodney Stuckey and Greg Monroe also added 11 points each on the night.

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