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Detroit's Lindsey Hunter put the pressure on the Heat's Anthony Carter, but Miami calmly held on for the sweep. AP
Down and out
Short-handed Pistons swept out of playoffs
Once Grant Hill was lost for the season, Detroit's chances didn't look good. The Pistons fulfilled that prophecy on Saturday, losing to the Heat 91-72 in the Palace at Auburn Hills and sending Miami to a second-round berth. The Heat will meet the winner of the New York-Toronto series.
Heat-Pistons Game Summary
||Pistons plan adjustments without Hill|
The Detroit Pistons are trying to change their offense before resuming their series with Miami.
||Mashburn's bank shot gives Heat 2-0 series lead|
Jamal Mashburn's kiss off the glass sealed the Heat's 84-82 victory and 2-0 series lead.
||Miami's objective: Complete home sweep|
With Grant Hill hobbled, Detroit would be delighted to salvage a split at Miami.
||Mashburn steps up as Heat win opener|
With Tim Hardaway still sidelined, Jamal Mashburn scored 29 points in Miami's 95-85 victory.
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