Sunday , May , 28 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

National Basketball Association Game Capsules

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – Dwyane Wade poured in 35 points and pulled down
eight rebounds, as Miami blew past the Detroit Pistons, 98-83, to take the
lead after three games of the Eastern Conference finals. Shaquille O’Neal
added 27 points and grabbed 12 boards, as the Heat rebounded from a Game 2
loss on Thursday to move ahead in the series. Antoine Walker ended with 11
points, as the Heat shot 58.2 percent from the field and held on after nearly
blowing a 12-point lead at the end of the third quarter. Wade shot 13-of-17
from the field and missed just two of his 11 foul shots. O’Neal made 11-
of-15 from the floor, as the Heat moved a step closer to exacting
revenge for losing to Detroit in last year’s East finals. Chauncey Billups
hit for 31 points and Richard Hamilton added 20 for the Pistons, who
struggled by shooting 42.2 percent. Rasheed Wallace ended with 11 points and
10 rebounds. Game 4 of the best-of-seven series is Monday at AmericanAirlines
Arena.