Recap - Heat Defeat Charlotte 98-85
|Recap - Heat Defeat Charlotte 98-85|
The Bobcats were burned for 30 points by LeBron James on Saturday as the Heat picked up a 98-85 win at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Miami was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 187.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Dwyane Wade had 17 points for Miami and Chris Andersen chipped in with 12 points. Dwyane Wade had 6 assists for the Heat, while LeBron James was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Charlotte got 20 points from Al Jefferson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Chris Douglas-Roberts. Luke Ridnour contributed 6 assists for the Bobcats, while Josh McRoberts had 9 rebounds.
The Heat hit the break leading 58-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
Miami won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-38.