Goran Dragic tallied eight of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat extended their National Basketball Association win streak to seven games with a 116-103 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday.
The Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat meet Saturday in National Basketball Association action at the American Airlines Arena.
"We are clicking on all cylinders", Waiters said. We're just playing the right way. Over the course of that span, the veteran two-guard averaged 23.3 points, an even five assists and 4.5 rebounds.
Teams nominate players for the designation, with the Heat pushing both Waiters and Goran Dragic, with the Heat going 4-0 over the judging period, with victories over the Golden State Warriors, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons. The Heat more than made up for that by outscoring Detroit 42-12 from 3-point range.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was named Western Conference Player of the Week.
Cousins scored the go-ahead basket with 14.3 seconds left on a driving layup.
The 26-year-old Cousins is now averaging a whopping 28.1 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocks over the course of 46 appearances and 34.7 minutes per game this season. The Hornets had a chance to take the lead in the closing seconds, but Frank Kaminsky shot an airball on a 3-pointer.
Boston won its third straight after squandering a 16-point second half lead and a 42-point first quarter, its best of the season.
As of late they put together an extremely impressive five-game win streak that includes victories over the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors.
However, when Drummond is wreaking havoc on the glass and getting easy points from offensive rebounds opposing teams have no answer. The Detroit Pistons have lost six of their last nine road games.