New Jersey Falls 101-78 to Heat - Recap
|New Jersey Falls 101-78 to Heat - Recap|
The Heat blew out New Jersey on Sunday, running up the score in a 101-78 win at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Heat were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 188.5.
LeBron James had 20 points for Miami and Chris Bosh chipped in with 18 points. Dwyane Wade had 7 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
New Jersey got 20 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 13 points from Devin Harris. Devin Harris contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Derrick Favors had 13 rebounds.
The Heat hit the break leading 58-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-40.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Charlotte.