Miami Defeats Denver 119-116 - Recap
|Miami Defeats Denver 119-116 - Recap|
The Heat got a 40-point performance from Chris Bosh as Miami handed Denver a 119-116 defeat on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami did not, however, defeat the Nuggets against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 199.5.
Ray Allen had 23 points for Miami and LeBron James chipped in with 20 points. LeBron James had 11 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Nuggets got a 22-point performance from Kenneth Faried, who was supported by 22 points from Andre Iguodala. Ty Lawson had 6 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Kenneth Faried grabbed 12 rebounds.
Miami trailed at halftime, 66-64.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 47 boards, while Miami only had 32.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Detroit.