Miami Defeats New Orleans 108-89 - Recap
LeBron James went off for 36 points and added 4 rebounds leading Miami to a 108-89 win over New Orleans on Friday at New Orleans Arena.
Miami was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 189.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Miami got 17 points from Dwyane Wade and another 12 points from Norris Cole. Dwyane Wade contributed 9 assists, while Mike Miller cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
New Orleans got 20 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Eric Gordon. Brian Roberts contributed 5 assists for the Hornets, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 16 rebounds.
The Heat hit the break leading 60-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 34 boards, while Miami only had 27.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Cleveland.