Minus Dwyane Wade, Miami's lengthy winning streak versus Detroit came to an end last month.

Based on the way Wade has performed in the last two games overall, the Heat might have a good chance to lay the foundation for another positive run against the Pistons.

Coming off his highest-scoring game of the season, Wade looks to help the Heat to a fourth consecutive victory when they host the Pistons on Friday night.

MIAMI – Lawrence Frank knew when the Pistons left Orlando last July that they potentially had a very special player in Andre Drummond. He just wasn’t sure he was ready to play as a rookie.

“But what no one knew,” he told me this week, “is how great a kid he was. No one knew that. Nice guy, but no one knew how coachable he was. I didn’t know that.”

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion and Rochester Hills native Brad Keselowski will make a special appearance during pregame and halftime of their game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, January 29 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.