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Miami's Wade held out against Pistons

Sunday - 12/8/2013, 6:24pm  ET

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade reacts after landing hard on his right knee during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.Wade stayed in the game and scored 19 points as the Heat won 103-82. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Miami guard Dwyane Wade is expected to miss Sunday night's game at Detroit.

Wade had 19 points and five rebounds in a win over Minnesota on Saturday night. He had missed the previous two games with knee soreness and an illness.

Wade suffered a scare in the first quarter Saturday when he appeared to bang his right knee as he crashed to the court. He writhed in pain for a few minutes, but was able to get up and keep going.

Coach Erik Spoelstra likes to rest Wade in back-to-backs to reduce the wear and tear on his knees.


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