Miami Defeats Los Angeles 101-95 - Recap
Chris Bosh scored 23 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Miami over Los Angeles, 101-95, on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.
Miami did not, however, defeat the Lakers against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 205.5.
Miami got 23 points from Dwyane Wade and another 19 points from LeBron James. Mario Chalmers contributed 7 assists, while Chris Bosh cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Nick Young in a losing cause and another 17 points from Jodie Meeks. Jodie Meeks contributed 3 assists for the Lakers, while Pau Gasol had 13 rebounds.
The Heat hit the break leading 51-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 47 boards, while Miami only had 43.
Miami looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.