Cleveland vs Miami Recap - Heat Win 114-107
|Cleveland vs Miami Recap - Heat Win 114-107|
The Heat got a 25-point performance from LeBron James as Miami ran past Cleveland 114-107 on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 199.5.
Dwyane Wade had 24 points for Miami and Chris Bosh chipped in with 22 points. LeBron James had 9 assists for the Heat, while Chris Bosh was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Cleveland got 19 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tristan Thompson. Anderson Varejao contributed 4 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 68-52 at the break.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-39.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Utah looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Portland.