Heat Down Cleveland 96-95 - Match Report
The Heat got 19 points from Rashard Lewis as Miami ran past Cleveland 96-95 on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.
The Heat were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 192.5.
Miami got 16 points from Norris Cole and another 14 points from James Jones. Norris Cole contributed 9 assists, while Norris Cole cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Cleveland got 16 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tristan Thompson. Kyrie Irving contributed 8 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Cleveland were victorious, as the score was 52-49 at the break.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-38.
Miami heads into a battle against the Magic. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.