Heat Down Boston 93-86 - Match Report
The Celtics were burned for 29 points by LeBron James on Tuesday as the Heat picked up a 93-86 win at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 197.5.
Chris Bosh had 16 points for Miami and Chris Andersen chipped in with 13 points. Mario Chalmers had 6 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Boston got 15 points from Brandon Bass in a losing cause and another 14 points from Kris Humphries. Rajon Rondo contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Kris Humphries had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Miami were victorious, as the score was 51-40 at the break.
Boston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-33.
Miami heads into a battle against the Lakers. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.