Wade missed Sunday's game due to a knee injury, but it doesn't seem all that serious. "We just figured it would be best to give him some extra rest," coach Erik Spoelstra said. "We’ll evaluate and see how he feels tomorrow." Wade is averaging 22.8 points per game.
Williams shot 10-16 from the field, including 2-5 from beyond the arc. Williams also hit two free throws during the contest, finishing with 24 points. Williams made sure to get his teammates involved, dishing out 10 assists.
Westbrook shot 10-27 from the field, but missed all six of his attempts from beyond the arc. He added nine free throws. Westbrook finished with five rebounds, eight assists and three steals.
Bryant hit eight of those 30 attempts, including going 3-8 from beyond the arc. He also sunk all six of his free throws, finishing with 25 points. Bryant added five rebounds and three assists.
Jack drew the start with Deron Williams (calf) sidelined and acquitted himself well, delivering his fist double-double of the season while exceeding his 43.8 percent season shooting percentage. He also kicked in four rebounds and two steals in 37 minutes of action. The Nets move ahead to face the Nuggets Tuesday.
Oladipo shot 10-16 from the field, including one from beyond the arc. He also hit two free throws. Oladipo added three rebounds and three steals.
Caldwell-Pope's 20-point performance was his first in the month of December, but his five three-pointers marked his highest number of makes from behind the arc all season. He also racked up six rebounds in 33 minutes in the loss. The Pistons will move ahead to face the Pacers Friday.
Johnson was poked in the eye, and briefly went back to the locker room. He was able to return to the court, and returned to the game after a few minutes.
Lowry shot 7-12 from the field, including 2-4 from beyond the arc. Lowry hit all fix of his free throws during the contest. He finished with 22 points. Lowry narrowly missed a double-double, dishing out nine assists.
Parker has already missed five games due to a hamstring injury. Leonard has already missed three games with a hand issue. Mills has yet to play this season due to a shoulder injury.