AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) _ The Detroit Pistons beat the
Shaq-less Miami Heat Wednesday night 100-95.
Rasheed Wallace had 26 points and 10 rebounds for the host
The game came a few hours after the Heat traded Shaquille O'Neal
to Phoenix for four-time All-Star Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks.
Miami led 22-18 after the first quarter.
Dwayne Wade had 30 points and 12 assists for the Heat and pulled
them within a point with just under 3 minutes left.
Detroit's Richard Hamilton scored 19, Billups had 15 points and
10 assists, Antonio McDyess had 10 points and 13 rebounds and
Tayshaun Prince added 14 points.
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