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Nets Fall 102-96 Against Miami - Game Recap

Brooklyn was victimized by LeBron James for 49 points as the Heat defeated the Nets 102-96 in NBA action on Monday.

Bettors who backed the Heat were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 186.

Miami got 15 points from Dwyane Wade and another 12 points from Chris Bosh. Mario Chalmers contributed 7 assists, while Ray Allen cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

The Nets got a 18-point performance from Joe Johnson, who was supported by 13 points from Paul Pierce. Deron Williams had 7 assists in a losing cause for Brooklyn, while Andray Blatche grabbed 8 rebounds.

Miami led at halftime, 56-49.

Brooklyn had a 40-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.