Miami 107, Atlanta 87

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, February 12, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #19 James Capers, #26 Pat Fraher, #29 Mark Lindsay
Attendance - 18371

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 30 33 25 19 107
Atlanta 18 23 20 26 87

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 21-7 12-2 9-5 W2
Atlanta 18-10 9-5 9-5 L1

Recap

LeBron James had 23 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and Dwyane Wade scored 21 points as the Miami Heat crushed the host Atlanta Hawks 107-87 on Sunday.

Mario Chalmers scored 15 points and Chris Bosh had 14 points and a season-high 16 rebounds as Miami picked up its fifth victory in six games and stretched its lead to three games over the Hawks in the Southeast Division race.

Willie Green scored 17 points off the bench to lead Atlanta. Joe Johnson added 12 for the Hawks, who shot just 38.9 percent from the field.

Miami quickly pulled away while beating the Hawks for the second time in three games this season. The Heat led by 12 points after one quarter and boosted the advantage to 63-41 at halftime.

A 3-pointer by James increased the lead to 81-49 with four minutes to go in the third quarter.

Miami dominated the Hawks on the boards and at the foul line. The Heat outrebounded Atlanta 52-38 and made 26 of 31 free throws. Atlanta was 6 of 7 from the line.

Miami had a 31-13 rebounding edge in the first half.

Top Game Performances

Miami   Atlanta
LeBron James 23 Scoring Willie Green 17
LeBron James 6 Assists Josh Smith 7
Chris Bosh 16 Rebounds Zaza Pachulia 9
LeBron James 10 Free Throws Made Kirk Hinrich 2
Norris Cole 2 Steals Ivan Johnson 2
Chris Bosh 2 Blocks Josh Smith 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 107 45.8 5-12 26-31 18 52 6 6 9
Atlanta 87 38.9 11-27 6-7 26 38 4 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Hawks have a W/L % of .632 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Heat have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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