Recap - Heat Defeat Boston 101-88
|Recap - Heat Defeat Boston 101-88|
LeBron James poured in 31 points for Miami on Saturday, as they defeated Boston 101-88 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami was a favorite by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 179.5.
Miami got 23 points from Dwyane Wade and another 19 points from Chris Bosh. Mario Chalmers contributed 7 assists, while LeBron James cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 22-point performance from Rajon Rondo, who was supported by 19 points from Paul Pierce. Rajon Rondo had 14 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Rajon Rondo grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Heat hit the break trailing 53-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 38 boards, while Boston only had 33.