2013-14 Season vs Cleveland


Cavaliers vs HEAT
Dec. 14, 2013
WIN: 107-114
Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James each topped 20 points for just the second time this season. James came within one rebound and one assist of a triple-double, and led a late surge to help the Miami HEAT pull away from the Cleveland Cavaliers. The HEAT led by 18 early in the third quarter before going cold, allowing Tristan Thompson and the Cavaliers to start creeping back in. A floater by Jarrett Jack and a layup by Dion Waiters put the Cavaliers ahead by four, at 95-91, and they led by two as late as 4:29 remaining, when Anderson Varejao made the first of two free throws. But Bosh, who played a strong all-around game, hit a jumper. Then James drove to the basket for his first field of the quarter. Finally, after another empty Cleveland possession, Bosh's offensive rebound set up a James feed to Norris Cole for a layup to get the distance they needed.



HEAT @ Cavaliers
Nov. 27, 2013
WIN: 95-84
James led with 28 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Dwyane Wade added 22 points and Michael Beasley 17 for Miami, which coasted during long stretches and never appeared threatened. The HEAT opened a 15-point lead in the third and responded to every spurt by the Cavs, who got within eight in the final two minutes.

2012-13 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Apr. 15, 2013
WIN: 96-95
Point guard Norris Cole collected a season-high 16 points, a career-high 11 rebounds, and a career-high nine assists in leading the Miami HEAT to a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Small forward Rashard Lewis paced the HEAT with 19 points, while shooting guard Ray Allen added 11 points and six assists off the bench. Cole stole the ball from Irving on the final possession of the game to give Miami its franchise-record 65th win of the season.



HEAT @ Cavaliers
Mar. 20, 2013
WIN: 98-95
The Miami HEAT extended the second longest winning streak in NBA history to 24 games. LeBron James scored 19 of his game-high 25 points in the second half as Miami overcame a 27-point deficit. Point guard Mario Chalmers added 17 points for the HEAT, which outscored Cleveland 58-28 over the final 19:03. Shane Battier, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh all had 11 ppoints. Ray Allen added 10 points and had 5 steals in the second half to help the HEAT make a comeback.



Cavaliers vs. HEAT
Feb. 24, 2013
WIN: 105-109
A strong fourth quarter by Dwyane Wade kept the HEAT from blowing a 22-point, first-half lead to capture their 11th straight victory. Wade scored 15 of his 24 points in the fourth to help the HEAT rally from an eight-point deficit in the quarter. The HEAT regained the good when Shane Battier hit a 3-pointer from the wing to make it 103-101 with 1:27 left. Mario Chalmers then sealed with a pair of free throws with 18.2 seconds remaining. LeBron James led all scorers with 28 points and eight assists. The HEAT had five players in double figures, including Chalmers (16), Battier (14) and Ray Allen (11).



Cavaliers vs. HEAT
Nov. 24, 2012
WIN: 108-110
After trailing most of the game, the HEAT took the lead for good when Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 18.2 seconds remaining. Trailing by two, the Cavs had a chance to force overtime. Guard Jeremy Pargo drove the lane, but his shot was blocked by the HEAT's Dwyane Wade. LeBron James led the HEAT with 30 points and six rebounds while Chris Bosh added 23 points and seven rebounds. Wade finished with 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

2011-12 Season vs Cleveland


Cavaliers vs. HEAT
Feb. 17, 2012
WIN: 111-87
Two-time NBA MVP LeBron James scored a game-high 28 points in 30 minutes, including three alley-oop dunks, in leading the Miami Heat to a 111-87 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Akron native James also had five rebounds and five assists in his only trip to Quicken Loans Arena this season. Shooting guard Dwyane Wade added 22 points for Miami, which also got 16 points and a game-best 12 rebounds from power forward Chris Bosh.



Cavaliers vs. HEAT
Feb. 7, 2012
WIN: 107-91
After leading by four points in the fourth quarter, the Miami HEAT closed strong to capture a 107-91 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.



Cavaliers vs. HEAT
Jan. 25, 2012
WIN: 92-85
Chris Bosh scored a season-high 35 points as the HEAT took down the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-85 at home on Tuesday. LeBron James tallied 18 points, five boards and five assists while Norris Cole scored 10 off the bench. Miami takes the court again on Wednesday in Detroit.

2010-11 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
March 29, 2011
WIN: 102-90
Down by as many as 23 points in the second half, the HEAT rallied to tie in the fourth but lost 102-90 to the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Tuesday. LeBron James (27 points, 10 rebounds, 12 assists) had a triple-double, Dwyane Wade scored 24 and Mike Bibby added 23 as Miami's five-game win streak ended.



Cavaliers @ HEAT
Jan. 31, 2011
WIN: 117-90
LeBron James had 24 points and eight assists as the HEAT beat the Cavs 117-90 at home on Monday night. Dwyane Wade poured in 34 points while Zydrunas Ilgauskas chipped in with a double-double (12 points, 14 boards). The HEAT take the court again on Thursday in Orlando.



Cavaliers @ HEAT
Dec. 15, 2010
WIN: 101-95
The Miami HEAT's streak of nine consecutive wins by double digits was ended Wednesday night, by what may seem to be the unlikeliest of opponents. But the win streak proper, now at 10, is alive and kicking, as the HEAT beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 101-95, in a game that was decidedly different from their previous meeting in Ohio.



HEAT @ Cavaliers
Dec. 2, 2010
WIN: 118-90
As it turns out, Thursday night's much anticipated game wasn't much of a game at all. In fact, for all intents and purposes, everything was decided by halftime, when the Miami HEAT led the Cleveland Cavaliers by 19. If there was any doubt, Miami's 36-point third quarter put an end to it.

2009-10 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Feb. 04, 2010
LOSS: 102-86
Dwyane Wade scored 24 points and handed out a game-high nine assists but the HEAT were unable to keep pace with the Cavaliers en route to a 102-86 road loss Thursday. Michael Beasley had 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds for the HEAT, who visit the Bulls on Saturday.


Cavaliers @ HEAT
Jan. 25, 2010
LOSS: 92-91
Dwyane Wade went for 32 points and 10 rebounds against the Cavs but the HEAT fell short 92-91 in a tight game on Monday at home. Jermaine O'Neal added 18 points and eight rebounds and Michael Beasley chipped in with 16 points.


Cavaliers @ HEAT
Nov. 12, 2009
LOSS: 111-104
Dwyane Wade led a spirited rally and finished with a game-high 36 points, but the visiting Cavaliers were in control most of the night Thursday on the way to a 111-104 win in Miami. Michael Beasley added 24 points and Jermaine O'Neal 15 as Miami (6-2) saw its three-game winning streak snapped and the Heat's defense had a rare off night.

2008-09 Season vs Cleveland


Cavaliers @ HEAT
March 7, 2009
LOSS: 89-99
Dwyane Wade (41 points, nine assists, seven steals, seven rebounds) was splendid again, but the HEAT fell 107-100 to the Cleveland Cavaliers at home on Monday night. Jermaine O'Neal chipped in with 16 points and eight rebounds for HEAT. The HEAT next play host to Phoenix on Wednesday. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.


Cavaliers @ HEAT
March 3, 2009
LOSS: 107-100
James scored 42 points, Williams got 15 of his 30 points in the final 7:14 to lead a stirring rally, and the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the final minutes to beat the Heat 107-100 on Monday night.


Cavaliers @ HEAT
December 30, 2008
WIN: 104-95
In another duel with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade collected 21 points, 12 assists and three steals Tuesday as the HEAT avenged Sunday's loss at Cleveland with a 104-95 home win over the Cavaliers.


HEAT@ Cavaliers
December 28, 2008
LOSS: 93-86
The HEAT matched the Cavaliers every step of the way and even held a fourth-quarter advantage before fading late in Sunday's 93-86 road defeat that snapped a four-game winning streak. Dwyane Wade led Miami with 29 points and Udonis Haslem pitched in 15.

2007-08 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Apr. 13, 2008
LOSS: 84-76
The HEAT kept it close for three quarters but could not overcome the host Cavaliers in an 84-76 loss on Sunday. Ricky Davis scored a team-high 17 points, while Earl Barron and Daequan Cook contributed 13 apiece.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Jan 21, 2008
LOSS: 97-90
Dwyane Wade won his matchup with LeBron James, but the HEAT lost to the Cavaliers, 97-90, in a battle between the last two Eastern Conference champions on Monday. Wade finished with 42 points, Shaquille O'Neal added 10, while Udonis
Haslem contributed 13 rebounds.


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Dec. 25th, 2007
LOSS: 96-82
Dwyane Wade recorded 22 points, eight assists and six rebounds, but the HEAT, who led by many as 10, couldn't hold off the Cavaliers in Tuesday's 96-82 Christmas Day defeat. Shaquille O'Neal added 13 points and nine rebounds, while Ricky Davis scored 15 off the bench.

2006-07 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
April 5th, 2007
WIN: 94-90
Shaquille O'Neal scored 20 and grabbed eight rebounds on Thursday to help the HEAT top the Cavaliers 94-90 in overtime and secure a spot in the playoffs. Antoine Walker added 20 points and six boards, while Eddie Jones scored 13 and dished out eight assists.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
February 25th, 2007
WIN: 86-61
Shaquille O'Neal, who is now five points shy of 25,000 for his career, registered 19 points and 11 rebounds to help Miami overwhelm Cleveland, 86-81, at home on Sunday. Jason Kapono added 17 points and 11 boards, while Alonzo Mourning scored 15.


HEAT @ Cavaliers
February 9th, 2007
LOSS: 103-79
Despite a 27-point, seven-assist performance from Dwyane Wade, the HEAT were upended by the Cavaliers on Friday, 103-79. Shaquille O'Neal posted 14 points and seven rebounds, while Jason Kapono scored 10. Udonis Haslem recorded nine points and nine boards.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
February 1st, 2007
WIN: 92-89
Dwyane Wade netted 24 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter, including a pivotal three-point play in the final minute of the HEAT's 92-89 home victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday. Wade set a franchise record with 23 made free throws, and Shaquille O'Neal had 16 points and eight rebounds in his return to the lineup.

2005-06 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
April 1st, 2006
LOSS: 106-99
Miami led by as many as 10 in the second half but could not hold on in Saturday's 106-99 road loss to the Cavaliers. Dwyane Wade poured in a season-high 44 points to go with eight rebounds and nine assists, and Udonis Haslem tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds. Shaquille O'Neal (knee) and James Posey (ankle) did not play.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
March 12th, 2006
WIN: 98-92
Dwyane Wade scored 20 of his 35 points in the second half Sunday to help overcome a 15-point deficit and lead Miami to a 98-92 home win over Cleveland. Antoine Walker also provided a late spark with five field goals and 12 of his 14 points in the final period. Shaquille O'Neal and Alonzo Mourning controlled the middle, scoring 18 and 16 points, respectively, while grabbing eight rebounds apiece.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Feb. 2nd, 2006
WIN: 101-73
Miami bridged the first and second quarters Thursday with a sizzling 22-0 sprint and cruised from there in a 101-73 home victory over Cleveland. The HEAT used the surge to build a 19-point halftime lead and, after the Cavs outscored them by eight in the third quarter, ended the game with a 23-5 rout. Newly named All-Star starters Dwyane Wade and Shaquille O'Neal captained Miami's effort. Wade scored 24 points and dished out six assists, while Shaq added 21 points and eight rebounds.


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Dec. 17th, 2005
LOSS: 115-107
Dwyane Wade's layup with 43.7 seconds left trimmed the deficit to four, but Miami couldn't climb all the way back in Saturday's 115-107 loss in Cleveland. The HEAT had trailed by 23 late in the third quarter before a 17-2 run got them back in the game. Wade finished with 33 points for Miami, which saw a four-game winning streak end.

2004-05 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Mar. 6th, 2005
WIN: 102-82
Shaquille O'Neal scored only 13 points, but Udonis Haslem and Eddie Jones combined to score 37 points, as the HEAT defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 102-82, at Gund Arena on O'Neal's 33rd birthday. With O'Neal in foul trouble for much of the game, Haslem took charge for the HEAT in the first period, scoring 10 of his 18 points during the first 12 minutes. His last shot of the period beat the buzzer to cut Cleveland's lead to one, 25-24. After Cleveland reclaimed a three-point lead, Miami answered with a 7-0 run, part of a 17-5 run to take an 11 point lead. The HEAT outscored the Cavaliers 31-19 in the second period to hold a 55-44 halftime advantage. The Cavaliers opened the third quarter with an 8-2 spurt to get within five before the HEAT ran away with its fifth-straight contest.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Jan. 3rd, 2005
WIN: 100-88
Shaquille O'Neal, who earlier on Thursday was announced as the East's starting center for the Feb. 20 All-Star Game, racked up 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead Miami to a 100-88 home triumph over Cleveland. Eddie Jones scored 22 points and Dwyane Wade added 20 for the HEAT.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Nov. 4th, 2004
WIN: 92-86
Dwyane Wade dropped in 28 points and the HEAT never trailed on the way to a 92-86 win over the visiting Cavaliers on Thursday. Shaquille O'Neal scored 17 and grabbed nine boards for Miami, which improved to 2-0.

2003-04 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Apr. 10th, 2004
LOSS: 91-80
The Cleveland Cavaliers ended their seven-game losing streak Saturday night with a 91-80 victory over the Miami HEAT at Gund Arena. A Cleveland basket at the end of the first quarter to make it 22-21 would give the Cavs the lead for good the rest of the game. Cleveland opened the second quarter with an 11-0 run and would push a 13-point halftime lead to 17 midway through the third period. The Cavs would go on to lead by as many as 25 points in the fourth. The HEAT lost Caron Butler and Lamar Odom during the game to injuries. After only 15 minutes of action, Caron would leave the game with a bruised left knee as Odom left the game with a bruised quadricep after 27 minutes of action. HEAT rookie Dwyane Wade led the HEAT with 17 points while rookie Udonis Haslem led the HEAT with eight rebounds.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Apr. 9th, 2004
WIN: 106-91
The Miami HEAT turned up the temperature in the fourth quarter to take a 106-91 victory against the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. The Cavs would start the game taking a 29-27 lead after one, but would trail by four at the half. Cleveland would battle back to take a 64-60 lead with 5:06 left in the third quarter, then see that lead increase to eight after a series of plays. The HEAT would close the gap to within two points, 74-72, with 2:06 remaining in the third. When the fourth quarter came, so did the HEAT. Miami trailed 79-76 before scoring six straight and not letting Cleveland take back the lead the rest of the way. The Cavs would get no closer than three points after Miami's 11-0 run in the fourth, outscoring Cleveland 30-12 in the final period. Miami would put six players in double figures with HEAT rookie Dwyane Wade leading the way with a team-high 20 points and a team-high seven assists. The win was Miami's 11th in a row at home and it came in front of the biggest crowd, 20,213, at the AmericanAirlines Arena.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Jan. 28th, 2004
LOSS: 93-94
The Miami HEAT fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers 94-93 in Gund Arena. Malik Allen hit a hook shot in the lane to put the HEAT up 93-92 with 35 seconds remaining. The Cavaliers' Dajuan Wagner missed on his initial three-pointer thereafter, but thanks to a rebound and pass by Kevin Ollie, got a chance to redeem himself, and did so with a short floater that put Cleveland up by one point with just over seven seconds remaining in the game. The HEAT failed to convert with the time remaining on the clock and return to Miami with a 19-27 record. Eddie Jones led the HEAT with 16 points and Udonis Haslem led the team in rebounds with 10.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Nov. 12th, 2003
WIN: 88-83
The Miami HEAT recorded its first win of the season on Wednesday, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 88-83 at the AmericanAirlines Arena. Eddie Jones led the HEAT (1-7) with 25 points including 3-of-6 shooting from the three-point line to also give Stan Van Gundy his first ever NBA head coaching victory. Rookie Dwyane Wade and Lamar Odom added 14 points apiece and Rafer Alston chipped in with 10 points off the bench to round out the double-figure scorers for the HEAT. Odom also recorded his second consecutive double-double and third this season adding 10 assists.

2002-03 Season vs Cleveland


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Mar. 11th, 2003
Mike James sank two free throws with four-tenths of a second remaining to secure a 77-75 win for the HEAT over the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Gund Arena. With 2.3 seconds left in regulation and scored tied at 75-75, Miami ran a play for James just outside the three-point line where he drew a foul on the Cavaliers Ricky Davis. James hit two of three from the charity stripe to end the HEAT's six game road losing streak. Twenty-six seconds earlier, James missed two free throws that would have given the HEAT a two point lead. Travis Best scored 16 points to lead Miami, while Caron Butler and Vladimir Stepania chipped in with 13 points apiece. Stepania also grabbed 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season. James and Rasual Butler scored 10 points each to round out the HEAT's double-figure scorers.


HEAT @ Cavaliers
Dec. 23rd, 2002
The HEAT had its three-game winning streak snapped on Monday, falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers 74-72 at the Gund Arena. Brian Grant recorded his 13th double-double of the season, scoring 19 points and pulling down 17 rebounds to lead Miami. His 16 defensive rebounds was a career-high. Eddie Jones scored 18 points and Caron Butler scored 14 points. Butler, who had his 22 game streak of recording at least one steal in a game, had his last second shot attempt fall short that could have sent the game into overtime. Jones was the only HEAT player to make a field goal in the fourth quarter and scored 10 of his 18 points in the final period. Miami outrebounded Cleveland 47-45, but shot a dismal 33 percent from the field and committed 16 turnovers. Travis Best chipped in with eight points, followed by Mike James with seven points off the bench for the HEAT.


HEAT vs. Cavaliers
Nov. 30th, 2002
Caron Butler recorded the first double-double of his NBA career on Saturday, scoring 16 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in a 85-79 HEAT victory over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers at AmercianAirlines Arena. It was Butler's put-back slam off of a missed LaPhonso Ellis jumper with 6:44 left in the fourth quarter that lifted Miami to its fourth win of the season. In addition to Butler, the HEAT had three other players reach double-figure scoring, including 14 points from Brian Grant, 13 points from Travis Best and Ellis and 10 points from Malik Allen. Grant also added 10 rebounds, recording his 128th of his NBA career, 55th all-time with the HEAT and seventh this season. Miami shot 48.1 percent from the field on 37-of-77 shot attempts, the second best shooting effort of the season. Miami shot 48.8 percent at Milwaukee earlier this season. The HEAT was outscored at the free-throw line 28-8, but forced 20 Cavaliers turnovers. Cleveland shot 28-of-39 from the charity stripe as opposed to Miami's 8-of-10 free-throw attempts. Cleveland was led in scoring by rookie guard Dajuan Wagner, who scored 28 points, followed by rookie Carlos Boozer with 15 points and Jumaine Jones with 10 points.

HEAT vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
H/A DATE SCORE W/L HEAT LEADING SCORER OPP. LEADING SCORER
2001-02 Season
A 01/21/02 95-93 W JONES - 27 PERSON - 19
H 12/21/01 86-81 L E. JONES - 24 J. JONES - 18
A 11/24/01 100-96 L JONES - 27 PERSON - 25
H 11/02/01 90-83 L MOURNING - 17 MILLER - 30
2000-01 Season
A 03/04/01 91-79 W MASON - 23 MILLER/MURRAY - 14
H 12/22/00 103-95 W JONES - 31 MILLER - 28
A 11/24/00 85-80 L JONES - 19 WEATHERSPOON - 16
H 11/22/00 86-67 L MASON - 16 MILLER - 13
1999-2000 Season
H 04/04/00 111-85 W MASHBURN - 17 PERSON - 14
A 03/18/00 92-90 W MASHBURN - 29 KEMP - 22
H 02/25/00 87-82 W MASHBURN - 18 MURRAY - 20
1998-99 Season
A 04/26/99 90-65 W MOURNING - 23 ANDERSON - 14
H 04/21/99 93-80 W MASHBURN - 19 FERRY/STACK - 11
A 04/26/99 94-87 W MASHBURN - 23 KEMP - 32
1997-98 Season
H 03/12/98 97-74 W MOURNING/STRICKLAND - 13 ANDERSON - 16
A 02/10/98 91-81 W MASHBURN - 21 HENDERSON - 18
H 01/26/98 94-93 L HARDAWAY - 33 ILGAUSKAS - 23
A 12/30/97 90-78 W HARDAWAY - 29 KEMP - 15
1996-97 Season
H 03/28/97 83-79 W MOURNING - 23 MILLS - 21
H 02/02/97 80-76 W HARDAWAY - 20 BRANDON - 16
A 02/01/97 71-66 W MOURNING - 15 BRANDON - 15
A 12/10/96 76-74 W HARDAWAY - 25 MILLS - 17
1995-96 Season
H 03/10/96 88-81 W HARDAWAY - 21 SURA - 18
A 02/19/96 73-70 L MOURNING - 20 BRANDON - 27
A 01/27/96 102-85 W CHAPMAN - 29 MILLS - 18
H 11/04/95 85-71 W DANILOVIC - 16 T. HILL - 13
1994-95 Season
A 04/19/95 90-79 L RICE - 19 T. HILL - 21
H 04/13/95 85-84 W RICE - 22 PRICE - 20
A 02/20/95 103-96 W RICE - 36 WILLIAMS - 20
H 11/23/94 100-87 W RICE - 30 MILLS/PRICE - 17
1993-94 Season
A 04/15/94 109-100 L SMITH - 27 PRICE - 26
H 03/19/94 106-95 W RICE - 33 BRANDON - 22
A 01/29/94 113-98 W RICE - 28 BATTLE - 20
H 12/16/93 90-89 W RICE - 24 DAUGHERTY - 25
1992-93 Season
A 04/06/93 115-100 L LONG - 18 DAUGHERTY - 27
H 03/20/93 96-91 W RICE - 27 NANCE - 20
A 02/23/93 102-100 L LONG/MINER - 18 PRICE - 29
H 01/30/93 98-95 W SMITH - 21 DAUGHERTY - 25
1991-92 Season
H 04/03/92 103-100 L RICE - 25 PRICE - 21
A 03/31/92 123-114 L RICE - 30 DAUGHERTY - 23
A 12/17/91 148-80 L SMITH - 15 BATTLE/PRICE - 18
H 12/11/91 105-103 W RICE - 21 PRICE - 21
1990-91 Season
H 03/26/91 104-98 W EDWARDS - 28 DAUGHERTY - 16
H 02/12/91 94-78 L DOUGLAS - 29 DAUGHERTY - 25
A 01/16/91 108-94 L BURTON - 19 DAUGHERTY - 22
A 11/21/90 123-109 L SEIKALY - 27 NANCE - 27
1989-90 Season
A 04/14/90 93-85 L RICE - 25 DAUGHERTY/EHLO - 17
H 03/30/90 105-104 L FRANK/RICE - 16 PRICE - 26
A 02/08/90 106-82 L EDWARDS - 20 PRINCE - 18
H 01/30/90 106-94 L RICE - 19 WILLIAMS - 24
1988-89 Season
H 02/14/89 109-98 L EDWARDS - 24 PRICE - 21
A 11/27/88 109-80 L LONG - 14 HARPER - 26