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NBA: Miami Heat top Detroit Pistons for seventh straight win

NBA: Miami Heat top Detroit Pistons for seventh straight win

Goran Dragic scored 23 points Saturday night and the Miami Heat defeated the visiting Detriot Pistons, 116-103, to push the NBA’s longest current winning streak to seven games. 

Wayne Ellington added 19 points, James Johnson had 18 and Dion Waiters scored 17 for the Heat, who tied a season high with 14 three-pointers, including three by Ellington in less than two minutes in the final quarter. Miami out- scored Detroit 26-12 in the fourth. 

Miami was 11-30 at the midway point of its season, and hasn't lost since — although it is still only tied for 13th in the Eastern Conference. Only Golden State, San Antonio and Houston have put together longer winning...

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