Miami Defeats Atlanta 98-90 - Recap

Miami Defeats Atlanta 98-90 - Recap

The Heat got a 34-point performance from LeBron James as Miami handed Atlanta a 98-90 defeat on Monday at Philips Arena.

The Heat were a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 193.5.

Dwyane Wade had 21 points for Miami and Chris Bosh chipped in with 15 points. LeBron James had 7 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Atlanta got 17 points from Josh Smith in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jamal Crawford. Joe Johnson contributed 5 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 6 rebounds.

Miami led at halftime, 62-46.

Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-35.

Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Charlotte.