Recap - Heat Defeat Boston 105-103
Boston was victimized by LeBron James for 37 points as the Heat defeated the Celtics 105-103 in NBA action on Monday.
The Heat won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Miami got 21 points from Mario Chalmers and another 16 points from Dwyane Wade. LeBron James contributed 12 assists, while Dwyane Wade cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Boston got 43 points from Jeff Green in a losing cause and another 17 points from Paul Pierce. Paul Pierce contributed 8 assists for the Celtics, while Paul Pierce had 8 rebounds.
Miami trailed at halftime, 59-53.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 39 boards, while Boston only had 33.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face New Orleans.