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Detroit Defeats Miami 98-93 - Recap

Miami was victimized for 32 points and 11 rebounds by Blake Griffin as the Pistons defeated the Heat 98-93 in NBA action on Friday.

Bettors who backed the Pistons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 206.0.

Luke Kennard had 22 points for Detroit and Reggie Bullock chipped in with 19 points. Blake Griffin had 9 assists for the Pistons, while Blake Griffin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Miami got 20 points from Dwyane Wade in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tyler Johnson. Dwyane Wade contributed 8 assists for the Heat, while Hassan Whiteside had 10 rebounds.

Detroit led at halftime, 53-39.

Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-42.

Detroit heads into a battle against the Kings. Miami, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.