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Byline: Krista Latham
MIAMI _ As Dwyane Wade scored 17 straight points for the Miami Heat in the fourth quarter, including the winning fadeaway jumper with 2.3 seconds left, the Heat bench players cheered like mad along with the 20,000-plus fans at American Airlines Arena.
On the other bench, the Pistons' stoic gaze never shifted. The players sat still in their chairs. They didn't react during Wade's countless jumpers, nor to the Pistons few moments of success down the stretch.
That told a story. The Heat's 100-98 win meant something to Miami. To the Pistons, it was little more than "a game we should have won," point guard Chauncey Billups said. …