Miami Defeats Los Angeles 102-97 - Recap
Miami got 29 points from Dwyane Wade en route to a 102-97 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Bettors who backed the Heat were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 207.5.
Miami got 18 points from LeBron James and another 12 points from Chris Bosh. Dwyane Wade contributed 7 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 27 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 15 points from J.J. Redick. Chris Paul contributed 12 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin had 14 rebounds.
Miami trailed at halftime, 56-52.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-30.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Houston.