Miami 102, Brooklyn 89

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 1, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #45 Brian Forte, #48 Scott Foster
Attendance - 19961

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Brooklyn 24 35 19 11 89
Miami 16 34 32 20 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Brooklyn 11-5 7-1 4-4 L1
Miami 12-3 8-0 4-3 W6

Recap


Heat 102, Nets 89:
Dwyane Wade scored a season-high 34 points and added seven assists while LeBron James had 21 points and nine rebounds as host Miami rallied from a 14-point, second-quarter deficit to defeat Brooklyn and stretch its winning streak to six.

Ray Allen tallied 13 points and Norris Cole added 12 as the Heat improved to 8-0 at home and defeated the Nets for the 12th consecutive time. Miami held Brooklyn to 30 second-half points after trailing 59-50 at halftime.

Andray Blatche had 20 points, Gerald Wallace had 13 and nine rebounds and Joe Johnson scored 12 points for Brooklyn, which saw its five-game winning streak come to an end. The Nets were without center Brook Lopez (foot) for the second consecutive contest.

Brooklyn led 73-65 midway through the third quarter after a basket by Wallace. Miami rolled off the next 10 points and took its first lead of the entire contest on a dunk by James that made it 75-73 with 3:08 left in the quarter.

The Heat held the Nets without a point for a stretch of 7:20 in the final quarter to open up an 11-point lead. A 3-pointer by Cole boosted the advantage to 102-87 with 1:05 to go as Brooklyn was just 2-of-15 from the field over the final 12 minutes.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Miami’s eight consecutive home wins to start the season is a franchise record … Brooklyn PG Deron Williams had 10 of his 12 assists in the first half. … Heat F Shane Battier (knee) missed his second straight game.

Top Game Performances

Brooklyn   Miami
Andray Blatche 20 Scoring Dwyane Wade 34
Deron Williams 12 Assists Dwyane Wade 7
Gerald Wallace 9 Rebounds LeBron James 9
Andray Blatche 4 Free Throws Made Dwyane Wade 5
Deron Williams 2 Steals Mario Chalmers 3
Kris Humphries 2 Blocks Chris Bosh 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Brooklyn 89 44.0 6-28 17-27 20 38 4 6 19
Miami 102 51.3 7-20 15-19 20 35 3 12 10

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Heat have a W/L % of .727 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Nets have a W/L % of .727 after a win and .600 after a loss.