HEAT @ Magic
Mar. 25, 2013
LeBron James came up one rebound short of a triple-double and took over the game in the third quarter, leading the Miami HEAT to their 27th straight victory. James finished with 24 points, nine rebounds and 11 assists for the HEAT, who extended the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. Mario Chalmers scored 17, and Chris Bosh and Ray Allen each added 12 for Miami, giving Heat coach Erik Spoelstra his 250th win.
Bobcats vs HEAT
Mar. 24, 2013
The HEAT overcame an 11-point, first-quarter deficit to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats. The HEAT were without Dwyane Wade, who sat out with a sore knee, but still had LeBron James. James led the way with 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. Chris Bosh and Norris Cole finished with 15 points apiece while Ray Allen added 14 off the bench. It marked the seventh time Miami has recovered from a double-digit deficit during the winning streak. The Heat trailed 19-8 early before restoring order late in the first quarter. Miami led by as many as 34 in the second half.
Pistons vs HEAT
Mar. 22, 2013
And the streak goes on. LeBron James led the way with 29 points, eight rebounds and eight assists as the Miami HEAT remained the league's hottest story by winning for the 25th straight time. The HEAT now stand just eight wins shy of tying the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' record of 33 straight victories. The HEAT had five players score in double-figures, including Dwyane Wade (19 points), Ray Allen (11), Mario Chalmers (11) and Norris Cole (10).
HEAT @ Cavaliers
Mar. 20, 2013
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.
HEAT @ Celtics
Mar. 18, 2013
LeBron James had 37 points and 12 assists, as the Miami HEAT overcame 43 points from Jeff Green to defeat the Boston Celtics for their 23rd consecutive win. The visitors trailed by as many as 17 points in the first half against a shorthanded Celtics squad that was playing without Kevin Garnett (flu). The HEAT fought back however, spoiling Green's career night with a game-winning jumper from James with ten seconds remaining. Boston came up empty in their final possession, allowing Miami to escape with the hard fought win.
HEAT @ Raptors
Mar 17, 2013
The Miami HEAT tied the second-longest winning streak in NBA history at 22 games. Miami started their streak on February 3 in Toronto, and have yet to lose since. They were led by Dwyane Wade's 24 points and nine assists and LeBron James' 22 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Ray Allen scored 20 off the bench, including 16 in the fourth quarter, while ex-Raptor Chris Bosh added 18. The Raptors jumped out to tie the game at 77-77 with 11:07 in the fourth quarter, then Miami went on a decisive 28-4 run powered by Allen's 16 points for their biggest lead of the game of 24 points with just over four minutes left in the game at 105-81. That effectively slammed the door on a Toronto comeback.
HEAT @ Bucks
Mar. 15, 2013
LeBron James scored 28 points and added 10 rebounds and seven assists, and Chris Bosh also had 28 points as the Miami HEAT won their 21st straight game. Dwyane Wade added 20 points, seven rebounds and nine assists as Miami surpassed the 20-game winning streaks of Milwaukee in 1971 and the Washington Capitols, spanning the end of the 1947-'48 season and the start of the 1948-'49 season. Only the Los Angeles Lakers (33 straight in 1971-'72) and the Houston Rockets (22 straight in 2008) have longer winning streaks.
HEAT @ 76ers
Mar. 13, 2013
LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 21 points and the Miami HEAT won their 20th consecutive game with a hard-fought 98-94 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Ray Allen contributed 12 points while Chris Bosh and Chris Andersen had 10 each. The HEAT's 20-game winning streak is tied for the third-longest in NBA history. The Lakers won 33 in a row in 1971-72, the Houston Rockets won 22 straight in 2007-08 while the Milwaukee Bucks (1970-71) and Washington Capitols (1948) also won 20 straight.
Hawks vs HEAT
Mar. 12, 2013
The HEAT extended their franchise-record streak to 19 straight Tuesday with a 98-81 win over the Hawks. The HEAT led by double-digits for most of the second half behind a strong defensive effort. They held the Hawks to just 42 percent shooting. Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 23 points on 9-for-18 shooting. LeBron James, who shot just 3-for-11, finished with 15 points while Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers each had 14.
Pacers vs HEAT
Mar. 10, 2013
It was the HEAT's 18th straight victory, improving their franchise-record streak. It also now is the longest in winning streak in the NBA this season, surpassing the Los Angeles Clippers. After losing the first two games in the series, the HEAT dominated the Pacers in the final regular season meeting between the teams. Miami did it despite an off night from forward LeBron James, who finished with just 13 points. Mario Chalmers scored a game-high 26 points on 7 of 9 shooting, including five 3-pointers. Chris Bosh finished with 24 points and three rebounds while Dwyane Wade added 23 points and a season-high six steals.
76ers vs HEAT
Mar. 8, 2013
For the second straight game, the HEAT toyed with an inferior opponent. They trailed after three quarters before turning it on in the fourth. LeBron James led all scorers with 25 points and also had 10 rebounds and five assists. Dwyane Wade finished with 22 points and four assists, Chris Bosh added 16 points and four rebounds, Shane Battier had 11 points and Ray Allen contributed with 12.
Magic vs HEAT
Mar. 6, 2013
The HEAT nearly blew a 20-point, second-half lead, but LeBron James hit a layup with less than three seconds remaining for the winning points. The victory was Miami's 16th straight, extending the franchise record. James led all scores with 26 points, making 11 of 12 from the foul line. Dwyane Wade finished with 24 points and six rebounds while Chris Bosh had 17 points and 10 rebounds.
HEAT @ Timberwolves
Mar. 4, 2013
The Miami HEAT set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves. A night after landing awkwardly and tweaking his knee, LeBron James played and played well, but it was Dwyane Wade for whom Minnesota had no answer. He scored 32 points, got 10 assists, and grabbed seven rebounds. LeBron James scored 20 points, had 10 rebounds and 4 assists, while Ray Allen added 13 points.
HEAT @ Knicks
Mar. 3, 2013
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh combined for 65 points as the HEAT outscored the Knicks by 20 points in the second half to win their 14th straight game. James went 8-of-13 for 19 points in the second half, when Miami outscored the Knicks, 54-34, after trailing 59-45 at the half. Wade added 20 points, Bosh 16 and Shane Battier 12 on 4-of-4 from behind-the-arc. Miami avenged two 20-point losses this season to the Knicks and now leads New York by 7½ games in the East.
Grizzlies vs HEAT
Mar. 1, 2013
Despite a struggling LeBron James, the HEAT were able to extend their winning streak to 13 games. Dwyane Wade picked up the load by scoring a team-high 22 points. James finished with 18 points on 4-for-14 shooting. Still, he did record 10 assists and eight rebounds. With James having his worst shooting game of the season, it was Wade who came to rescue for three quarters. It was his fourth straight game with at least 20 points. Wade finished 9-for-16 from the field and also had eight assists. The HEAT's reserves also helped make up for James' off night. Shane Battier (14) and Ray Allen (10) combined for 24 points, making 6-for-10 3-pointers.
Kings vs HEAT
Feb. 26, 2013
For the HEAT, it was the second consecutive game they needed a strong late-game surge to keep their winning streak alive. Miami has now won a season-high 12 straight games. Once again, it was LeBron James and Dwyane Wade leading the way. James finished with a game-high 40 points, a season-high 16 assists and eight rebounds while Wade added a season-high 39 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. The HEAT trailed by as many as eight in the first half before regrouping early in the fourth quarter. Miami completed a similar comeback Sunday versus the Cleveland Cavaliers, with Wade scoring 15 fourth-quarter points.
Cavaliers vs HEAT
Feb. 24, 2013
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).
HEAT @ 76ers
Feb. 23, 2013
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James carried the HEAT to their 10th consecutive victory following a 24-point rout of the Philadelphia 76ers, 114-90, before a sellout crowd of 20,665 Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Wade had a sensational shooting night, going 14-for-18 for a game-high 33 points while James earned his 35th career triple-double with the HEAT after compiling 16 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Mario Chalmers scored 14 points and Chris Bosh had 13, who improved to 39-14, the best record in the Eastern Conference. Ray Allen and Norris Cole also added 12 points each off the bench.
HEAT @ Bulls
Feb. 21, 2013
The HEAT extended their win streak to nine games with an 86-67 victory over the Bulls Thursday. LeBron James had 26 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to lead the HEAT to their first win in Chicago since James joined the HEAT for the 2010-11 season. Dwyane Wade had 17 points for the HEAT. The Bulls got 14 points from Nate Robinson, who started at point guard in place of injured guard Kirk Hinrich. Carlos Boozer had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls.
HEAT @ Hawks
Feb. 20, 2013
LeBron James turned into the ultimate facilitator while racking up eight of his game-high 11 assists in the final period as the visitors switched into a new gear and outscored the Hawks by 23 points for the win -- Miami's eighth straight victory. Miami's chief bench players, Ray Allen and Shane Battier, did the bulk of the damage with 13 and 11 points, respectively, in the fourth quarter. Dwyane Wade had 20 points, Battier 17 and Allen 15 for Miami, which beat Atlanta for the sixth straight time, and for the seventh straight time in Philips Arena.
HEAT @ Thunder
Feb. 14, 2013
LeBron James became the first NBA player to score at least 30 points in seven straight games heading into the All-Star Break since Wilt Chamberlain did it in the 1962-63 season and he led his Miami HEAT teammates to a dominating 110-100 win. The HEAT never trailed and led by as many as 23. James finished with 39 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Chris Bosh scored 20 on 10-for-14 shooting while also pulling down 12 rebounds. Dwyane Wade and Ray Allen each had 13. Miami dominated the glass outrebounding Oklahoma City 46-35. 13 of those Heat boards came off the offensive glass. That has been a trouble spot for OKC in the past.
Trailblazers vs HEAT
Feb 12, 2013
LeBron James continued his impressive stretch, finishing with 30 points, nine assists and six rebounds. James became the first player in league history to score 30 points while shooting 60 percent in six consecutive games, surpassing Adrian Dantley and Moses Malone. The HEAT trailed by 14 in the first half before going on a 38-10 run during the course of the second and third quarters. Chris Bosh led the HEAT with 32 points and 11 rebounds while Dwyane Wade finished with 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
Lakers vs HEAT
Feb. 10, 2013
LeBron James led the way with 32 points, seven rebounds and four assists. It was James' fifth straight game with at least 30 points, breaking Dwyane Wade's team record of four. Wade also finished with 30 points and a team-high five assists. The game marked the return of HEAT center Chris Bosh, who missed the last two games because of the flu. Bosh scored 12 points and had a game-high 11 rebounds. After being tied at halftime, the HEAT pulled away in the fourth quarter behind Wade and James.
Clippers vs HEAT
Feb 8, 2013
The HEAT led by double-figures most of the way, with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade sitting most of the fourth quarter. Miami led by as many as 32 in the third quarter, taking control with a strong start to the second half. James led all scorers with 30 points, six assists and five rebounds. The HEAT had no problem disposing of the Clippers despite playing without Chris Bosh and Ray Allen, who were both out with the flu. Wade, who was also dealing with flu-like symptoms, finished with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Mario Chalmers outplayed Clippers guard Chris Paul, scoring 18 points on 5-for-9 shooting.
Rockets vs HEAT
Feb 6, 2013
The HEAT received big games from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, who combined to score 63 points. The duo shot 20-for-36 from the field, helping Miami to its third straight victory. The HEAT led by as many as 17 in the second half before holding off a late Rockets run. Houston closed to within three, 104-101, with 2:29 left less than four minutes remaining. The rally was stopped on the next possession when Shane Battier hit a 3-pointer from the corner. The key play late came when Mario Chalmers drew a charge on James Harden with the Rockets trailing by three.
Bobcats vs HEAT
Feb 4, 2013
LeBron James led the way with 31 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Center Chris Bosh had his second consecutive strong game, scoring 23 points on 11-for-18 shooting. Despite a poor shooting night, guard Dwyane Wade finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds. The HEAT trailed 74-73 with 7:45 remaining before going on an 8-0 run to take control.
HEAT @ Raptors
Feb 3, 2013
Down by as many as eight points and a close game through the first three quarters, the HEAT broke free outscoring the Raptors 29-18 in the final frame. The HEAT were led by LeBron James' game-high 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, including seven of the last Miami points to close the game. Chris Bosh scored 22 of his 28 points in the second half for the HEAT, while Dwyane Wade added 23 points, five rebounds and five assists.