Game time: 7:30 p.m. ETTV: Sun Sports
While the Miami Heat continue to chase history, the Detroit Pistons have played like they're ready to close the book on a fifth straight losing season.
Coming off a remarkable comeback, the Heat look for a 25th straight victory while trying to hand the visiting Pistons a 10th consecutive defeat Friday night.
Detroit (23-46) has allowed 107.9 points on 51.2 percent shooting while losing all nine March games by an average margin of 17.6. Facing the reigning NBA champions, who are riding the second-longest winning streak in league history, might provide the defining test to see if the Pistons have enough pride to conclude another disappointing season with some hope for the future.
"If we're going down (to Miami), we better have the belief that we can win," coach Lawrence Frank told the Pistons' official website. "If not, then why go? Someone's going to beat them. Why not us?
"If you allow a losing streak to define you, shame on us."
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