National Basketball Association Playoff Game Capsules
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) – Dwyane Wade scored a game-high 36 points
and Shaquille O’Neal added 24 to lead the Miami Heat over Detroit, 113-104, in
Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at The Palace.
The Heat improved to 5-0 on the road in the playoffs and have won two in a row
over the Pistons after losing the opener at home to take a 2-1 lead in the
Wade, who scored 40 points in a 92-86 victory in Game 2, was 12-of-21 from the
field and 12-of-18 from the free throw line. He also grabbed seven rebounds.
Eddie Jones scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and dished out
four assists in the victory.
Richard Hamilton scored 33 points and Chauncey Billups and Tayshaun Prince
each added 18 for the Pistons, who lost at home for just the second time this
Detroit was just 28-of-43 from the free throw line.