Miami 110, Dallas 95

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, December 20, 2012 9:30 PM
Location - American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Officials - #61 Courtney Kirkland, #29 Mark Lindsay, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 20160

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 31 27 33 19 110
Dallas 20 22 19 34 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 17-6 12-2 5-4 W3
Dallas 12-14 8-4 4-10 L1

Recap


Heat 110, Mavericks 95
: LeBron James scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds as visiting Miami rolled to its 11th win in 14 games.

Dwyane Wade contributed 19 points and Chris Bosh added 17 for Miami, which has won three straight meetings from the Mavericks for the first time since capturing 16 in a row from 1992-99.

Jae Crowder scored a team-high 15 points off the bench and Shawn Marion chipped in 10 points and nine rebounds for Dallas, which was without Derek Fisher, Elton Brand and Brandan Wright due to injuries.

James hit his first six shots of the night and finished the first quarter with 13 points as Miami built a 31-20 lead. Wade matched his teammate with 13 points in the third quarter when the Heat increased the advantage to 36 points before ending the quarter with a 91-61 cushion.

Dahntay Jones scored the final five points of the game to help the Mavericks avoid their sixth loss of the season by 20 or more points.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
The loss ended Dallas' three-game home winning streak. ... The Heat improved to 11-15 all time at American Airlines Center. ... James has scored at least 20 points in each of Miami's first 23 games this season. ... The Mavericks were an abysmal 3-of-22 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

Miami   Dallas
LeBron James 24 Scoring Jae Crowder 15
Dwyane Wade 6 Assists Dominique Jones 7
LeBron James 9 Rebounds Bernard James 9
Dwyane Wade 4 Free Throws Made Dahntay Jones 5
Chris Bosh 3 Steals Vince Carter 2
Chris Bosh 1 Blocks Bernard James 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 110 53.8 10-28 16-18 25 47 4 8 20
Dallas 95 38.5 3-22 18-21 23 36 6 10 9

Upcoming Games

  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Memphis. The Mavericks have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .538 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against Utah. The Heat have a W/L % of .688 after a win and .857 after a loss.