The Heat got a 28-point performance from LeBron James as Miami ran past Cleveland 109-105 on Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Miami got 24 points from Dwyane Wade and another 16 points from Mario Chalmers. LeBron James contributed 8 assists, while Udonis Haslem cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Cleveland got 26 points from Dion Waiters in a losing cause and another 19 points from C.J. Miles. Kyrie Irving contributed 5 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 12 rebounds.
Miami led at halftime, 64-46.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 35 boards, while Miami only had 34.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.