Orlando was victimized by LeBron James for 36 points as the Heat defeated the Magic 112-110 in NBA action on Monday.
Miami won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 194.5.
Chris Bosh had 22 points for Miami and Dwyane Wade chipped in with 21 points. LeBron James had 11 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Orlando got 28 points from Arron Afflalo in a losing cause and another 23 points from J.J. Redick. Hedo Turkoglu contributed 8 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 29 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Orlando were victorious, as the score was 54-48 at the break.
Orlando had a 50-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.