2018-19 Season vs Cleveland

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
March 8, 2019
WIN: 126-110
Justise Winslow simply had it all going on versus Cleveland, as he attacked the basket, set up his teammates and crashed the glass. And against a team that’s vulnerable inside, his ability to get into the paint really paid dividends. When it was all said and done, Winslow amassed 16 points on 6-of-12 shooting, nine boards, a game-high nine assists, one steal and a game-high plus-18 rating.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Jan. 25, 2019
WIN: 100-94
Soo…Justise Winslow pretty much did whatever he wanted against Cleveland. Whether he attacked the basket in the half court, took it coast-to-coast in transition or spotted-up from deep, he found success more often than not. In particular, Winslow put the Cavs on notice in the third quarter with 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting thanks to a barrage from downtown. Oh yeah, the 22-year-old also did his thing on the defensive end and forced Collin Sexton into a big miss down the stretch. When it was all said and done, Winslow led the HEAT with 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting, including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc, and also tallied seven boards, two assists and a block.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Jan. 2, 2019
WIN: 117-92
Simply put, the Cavs had no answer for Josh Richardson, as the 25-year-old picked apart Cleveland’s zone defense and scored at all three levels. And whether he attacked with catch-and-shoot threes or push shots off the dribble, Richardson found success more often than not. All told, Richardson led the HEAT with 24 points on 9-of-16 shooting, including 4-of-7 from deep, and also had five assists and two rebounds.

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
Dec. 28, 2018
WIN: 118-94
From start to finish, Justise Winslow bullied his way to the bucket and either finished plays himself or found his teammates with some great feeds. As such, Winslow recorded game highs with 24 points on 11-of-21 shooting, 11 boards and seven assists.

2017-18 Season vs Cleveland

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
March 27, 2018
WIN: 98-79
You could tell from the start that James Johnson was ready for this matchup. How so? Well, less than two minutes into the game he came through with a nice block on LeBron James after recovering well from the King’s initial move. As the game progressed, Johnson limited LBJ about as well as you can and made life absolutely miserable for him. On the offensive end, Johnson was aggressive as usual and had an impressive finish over James early in the third quarter. Talk about accepting the challenge. In all, Johnson tallied 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting, nine boards, five assists, three blocks, two steals and a plus-16 rating.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Jan. 31, 2018
LOSS: 91-89
While it wasn’t the prettiest display of basketball, Josh Richardson did whatever it took down the stretch to help Miami. In fact, he led the team with nine points on 4-of-6 shooting in the fourth, including a smart post-up inside on Isaiah Thomas and tough finish over Jae Crowder. Richardson finished with 15 points on 7-of-13 shooting, three boards, two assists and two blocks.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Nov. 28, 2017
LOSS: 108-97
Although Bam Adebayo hadn’t played in seven of the nine games before Tuesday, it was clear that he remained ready. From the very moment he checked into the game, the rookie made an impact. Adebayo scored a career-high 19 points on a perfect 7-of-7 shooting to go along with six boards, two assists, one block and a plus-13 rating.

2016-17 Season vs Cleveland

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
April 10, 2017
WIN: 124-121 (OT)
All season long, Tyler Johnson has shown that he’ll do whatever it takes to come away victorious. That was on full display against the Cavaliers, especially in overtime. In fact, the 24-year-old hit four clutch free throws with under 30 seconds left en-route to an eight-point overtime period. Earlier, Johnson provided a nice spark off the bench in the first half thanks to a balanced attack of catch-and-shoot jumpers and drives to the bucket. In addition to his team-high 24 points on 7-of-12 shooting, including 3-of-6 from downtown, the combo guard also had five boards, four assists and a plus-15 rating.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Mar. 6, 2017
WIN: 106-98
There are hot starts and then there are the kinds of starts that Dion Waiters had on Monday night. Thanks to drives to the hoop, pull-up mid-range jumpers and spot-up threes, the bullish guard scored 24 points on 10-of-12 shooting in the first half alone. While that was great, Waiters hit the dagger three from 32-feet out to put Miami up 106-98 with 12.2 seconds remaining in the game. In short, it was yet another fantastic performance from the 25-year-old. In addition to his 29 points on 12-of-24 shooting, including 5-of-9 from deep, Waiters also had five assists, two boards and a block.

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
Mar. 4, 2017
WIN: 120-92
In short, Goran Dragić had a quick start to the contest and never looked back. After hitting his first three shots from the field, the Slovenian continued to put pressure on Cleveland in the second half to make sure Miami stayed ahead. From attacks in transition to pull-up 3-pointers, Dragić had the entire repertoire on display in a very important game. In addition to his 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including 4-of-5 from distance, the point guard also tallied three boards and a team-high five assists.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Dec. 9, 2016
LOSS: 114-84
With Miami having just eight available players, somebody had to step up. That somebody was Derrick Williams, who was very aggressive against the Cavaliers. Throughout the contest, Williams attacked the basket and came through with some nifty finishes inside. In addition to his season-high 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting, Williams also had two steals, one rebound and one assist on the night.

2015-16 Season vs Cleveland

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
March 19, 2016
WIN: 122-101
While Dwyane Wade had a solid first half, he really got cooking in the third quarter. The vet simply went off in the third with attacks to the rim, difficult mid-range jumpers and even a tip-in for good measure. Of course, he also surpassed the 20,000-point mark with a nice floater in transition with 10:21 to go in the quarter. After that field goal, it seemed like Wade flipped a switch to kick it into another gear, as he scored 14 of his 24 points in the third on 7-of-9 shooting. In addition to his 24 points, the 34-year-old also tallied four boards, four assists and a steal on the night. As a result of Wade’s milestone, the crowd gave him multiple well-deserved standing ovations. Quite simply, it was a special moment for a truly special player.

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Cavaliers vs HEAT
Dec. 5, 2015
WIN: 99-84
After one of his best performances of the season on Thursday night, Goran Dragic picked up right where he left off. The point guard came out of the gate absolutely on fire against the Cavaliers and totaled 10 points and four assists in just the first quarter alone. Dragic hit all four of his shots in the opening period, but also set up his teammates very well. While he found the range from the perimeter, he also had some tough finishes inside, including one in the second quarter over Timofey Mozgov. In short, he had the entire repertoire on display and continued to stay hot throughout the game. Dragic finished the game with 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting and a game-high eight assists. As a whole, the HEAT displayed good ball movement against Cleveland and tallied 21 assists on 37 made field goals, which led to them shoot 54.4 percent on the night. As a result, five Miami players reached double-figures in scoring.

HEAT vs Cavaliers
HEAT vs Cavaliers
Oct. 30, 2015
LOSS: 102-92
After a bit of a slow start from the field, Dwyane Wade really started to get going late in the first half. Towards the end of the second quarter, he started to post-up and take advantage of his matchup with J.R. Smith. As a result, Wade drew a lot of fouls and converted from the free-throw line. Wade carried that over into the third quarter, where he scored eight of his 25 points and had an explosive dunk. Luol Deng also had a strong performance against Cleveland and had 10 points, six boards and two assists.

2014-15 Season vs Cleveland

HEAT @ Cavs
Apr. 2, 2015
LOSS: 88-114
Despite the loss, Hassan Whiteside played very well against the Cavaliers. Throughout the game, Whiteside also threw down some thunderous dunks and converted on tough, contested hook shots with contact. In all, Whiteside scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Tyler Johnson stepped up when Dwyane Wade exited the game in the second quarter due to a bruised left knee. Thanks to his constant effort, he helped Miami make a run in the second quarter to draw closer. On one play in particular, Johnson tracked down a long rebound off a James Jones miss and flung it down court to Luol Deng for the easy finish. Johnson finished the game with 11 points, three assists and two steals. The HEAT fought hard throughout the game and weathered a few runs by the Cavaliers. Mario Chalmers and Goran Dragić led the charge in that category and often got the HEAT out in transition for some easy buckets. Unfortunately for Miami, Cleveland went on a quick run at the end of the third quarter that shifted momentum back in its favor.

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Mar. 16, 2015
WIN: 92-106
The HEAT played excellent defense against one of the best offensive teams in the league, as they held the Cavaliers to just 38 percent shooting for the game. While Miami rotated well and contested shots as a whole, Luol Deng and Henry Walker did a great job of containing LeBron James. Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen also protected the rim very well. Andersen had a few excellent defensive sequences, including one in the second quarter where he defended James on the perimeter. His constant energy was on display all night. Whiteside, meanwhile, did some damage on the offensive end as well. Whiteside had plenty of tough finishes inside and maintained his composure against Cleveland recording yet another double-double with 16 points and 11 boards to go along with his three blocks. Dwyane Wade had one of those nights against the Cleveland Cavaliers, pretty much scoring from everywhere on the floor. Wade scored 21 first-half points and consistently put pressure on Cleveland’s defense. Wade finished the game with 32 points on 13-of-18 shooting and five steals.

HEAT @ Cavaliers
Feb. 11, 2015
LOSS: 93-113
After scoring 18 points against the Knicks, Mario Chalmers helped shoulder the scoring load once more on Wednesday night. He scored 11 of his 18 points in the third and was very aggressive trying to match Kyrie Irving point-for-point. In addition to his team-high 18 points, Chalmers also dished out three assists against Cleveland. As usual, Hassan Whiteside made his presence felt inside against the Cavaliers. Whiteside was relentless on the boards all night and did very well against a talented frontcourt. He accounted for seven straight points midway through the second quarter as Miami was trying to get back in the game. Whiteside mixed it up with hook shots, tough shots in the post and a few dunks. In all, Whiteside had 17 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. Luol Deng scored 17 points and seven rebounds, while Chris Bosh chipped in 15 points and three assists.

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Dec. 25, 2014
WIN: 91-101
Dwyane Wade came out with a lot of energy and everyone else followed suit. In the first half, Wade mixed it up with a bunch of tough mid-range jumpers and finishes inside resulting in 24 points in the first half. As the game wore on, Wade started to find Chris Andersen for some nice finishes around the rim. In all, Wade scored 31 points, had five rebounds and five assists. Luol Deng fought hard on the glass, moved well without the ball as usual and hit a number of shots from outside providing the kind of offensive production the HEAT need with Chris Bosh still out. Deng also played great defense on LeBron James and made sure James felt his presence. In all, Deng shot 11-of-16 for 25 points, grabbed eight boards and dished out eight assists. Miami played solid defense throughout the run and Danny Granger came alive on the offensive end. In addition, Chris Andersen continued his solid play inside. Andersen affected plenty of shots at the rim and made sure his presence was felt on both ends. In all, Andersen scored 12 points, grabbed eight boards and blocked a shot.

Cavaliers vs HEAT
Oct. 11, 2014
LOSS: 122-119
The Miami HEAT fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime Saturday night at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chris Bosh led the way for the HEAT with 19 points and eight rebounds. Bosh mixed it up and did damage from both inside and outside. Early on, Bosh worked in the post and looked very sharp against the Cavaliers. As the game wore on, Bosh started to hit his automatic mid-range jumper from the elbow. The HEAT closed regulation with an 18-6 run to tie the game and force overtime. Shabazz Napier was the catalyst on the run, as he scored 12 points during that stretch. Napier had a strong game and finished with 16 points and seven assists. James Ennis also provided a spark for the HEAT and knocked down some long-range shots the second he checked in. Ennis finished with 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting and had a spectacular three-point play late in the fourth quarter.

2013-14 Season vs Cleveland

HEAT @ Cavaliers
Mar. 18, 2014
WIN: 100-96
LeBron James started a red-hot 10 for 11 from the field in the first quarter en route to 25 points in the first quarter. James did most of his damage from outside as he converted on six of his eight 3-point attempts and shot 14 of 19 in all. He struggled a bit with his free throws to start, but closed the game making all six of his free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter. In all, James had 43 points, six rebounds and four assists. Udonis Haslem played some strong, meaningful minutes against the Cavaliers and showed why he is the consummate professional. He fought hard on the boards and made things difficult for the Cavaliers on offense. He came back in during crunch time and nabbed four boards and swatted a shot attempt from Dion Waiters with the assistance of LeBron James. Greg Oden earned his second consecutive start on Tuesday night and finished with six points, three rebounds and two blocks. He finished a monster two-handed jam with authority off a nice pick-and-roll with Toney Douglas in the third quarter. Douglas had some nice drives to the rack in his best game in a HEAT uniform thus far and finished with nine points. It’s clear that he is getting familiar with the system and with what Miami wants him to do.

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
LOSS: 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.

Miami HEAT VS. Cleveland Cavaliers

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


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