TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
NBA

Bosh's 28 points lead Heat to win over Pistons

{eot}
The Canadian Press
10/10/2013 10:36:56 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Dwyane Wade was back on the court for the Miami Heat.

Wade, who missed the preseason opener saying he was "erring on the side of caution," played 21 minutes and had eight points and four assists in a 112-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons.

He didn't speak to reporters after the game but coach Erik Spoelstra said it wasn't fear of an injury that kept him out of the opener.

"He's been practicing the whole time," he said. "He's been fine and the explosiveness will come as we go along."

Chris Bosh scored 28 points for Miami (2-0). James Jones added 12 points and LeBron James and Michael Beasley had nine each for the reigning NBA champions. James had seven assists.

Beasley, signed almost a month ago, made the most of the 9 minutes he played with two rebounds and two steals.

"To play meaningful minutes, it was fun," he said. "I just wanted to play good defence and let whatever offence there was come to me."

Will Bynum had 28 points and Andre Drummond added 21 points and 11 rebounds for Detroit (0-1), which committed 23 turnovers.

Beasley scored all of his points late in the third quarter to help the Heat take an 89-79 lead to the final period. The Pistons got close in the final minute and Josh Harrellson almost tied the game with a long heave that rimmed out with .6 seconds left.

Pistons guard Brandon Jennings was a late scratch from the starting lineup because of wisdom tooth discomfort and the team announced before tipoff that guard Rodney Stuckey will be out indefinitely after breaking the bone in the tip of his right thumb.

The team said Stuckey, who will have surgery on the thumb Friday, smashed it Wednesday in the door jamb of his car.

More than 17,000 turned out in suburban Detroit but some of the loudest cheers came when updates of the Detroit Tigers' performance against Oakland in Game 5 of an American League Division Series were flashed on the videoboards.

Chris Bosh (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

Game 1: Nets at Raptors (TSN)

Sunday at Noon et/9am pt


NBA on TSN Broadcast Schedule


Western Conference

(1) SA v (8) DAL (4) HOU v (5) POR
(2) OKC v (7) MEM (3) LAC v (4) GS


Eastern Conference

(1) IND v (8) ATL (4) CHI v (5) WSH
(2) MIA v (7) CHA (3) TOR v (6) BKN


Playoff Schedule/Game-By-Game Breakdown



Big Tour
Social Media
twitter icon

Follow the Raptors and Raptor play-by-play man Matt Devlin on Twitter! Check out the latest Tweets!

Podcasts

TSN 1050: Macko & Cauz: April 17 - Brian Windhorst

ESPNs Brian Windhorst joins Macko & Cauz to discuss the upcoming Raptors/Nets series, and the lack of respect shown by Brooklyn to Toronto.

TSN 1050: 1On1 With Will & Duane - April 13 2014

New 1On1 with Will & Duane discuss Raptors tying 47 wins, no playoffs for Knicks/Celtics/Lakers, Final Four wrap up and more news, views and truths.

TSN 1050: Macko & Cauz: April 8 - Michael Wilbon

Co-Host of ESPN's Pardon The Interruption, Michael Wilbon joins Macko & Cauz to talk Raptors and NCAA.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television