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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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Notebook: Heat 98, Cavaliers 95


Brian Dulik, for NBA.com
Posted Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:11 AM - Updated Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:11 AM

THE FACTS: The Miami Heat extended the second longest winning streak in NBA history to 24 games by rallying for a 98-95 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Small forward 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. Shooting guard Wayne Ellington led the Cavaliers with 20 points, while power forward Tristan Thompson had 18 points and eight rebounds. Miami is now nine victories away from tying the Los Angeles Lakers' NBA record of 33 straight wins.

QUOTABLE: "This was one of the most bizarre, unique days of my life with everything that happened. It also was one of the best comebacks I've ever been a part of. The streak wasn't on my mind, but us getting blown out was."
-- LeBron James

THE STAT: Miami's comeback from 27 points down represented the largest collapse in the Cavaliers' 43-season history. Cleveland's previous biggest blown lead was 26 points in a 107-105 loss at Phoenix on Nov. 9, 2012. "We caught lightning in a bottle, it wasn't anything we planned out," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. "It took some embarrassing minutes and getting down 27 to change our guys' disposition." Miami, which trailed 55-24 at intermission, also set a franchise record for its largest halftime comeback.

TURNING POINT: Center Tyler Zeller converted a three-point play to extend the Cavaliers' lead to 67-40 with 7:44 left in the third quarter, but it was all downhill from there for the home team. Small forward Shane Battier buried three 3-pointers and shooting guard Ray Allen added another in the final five minutes of the third to ignite Miami's epic comeback. "Once Shane made those threes, we were kind of like, 'This is where it gets fun,' because we know we can come back from a deficit," Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade said. "We felt it."

QUOTABLE II: "We knew it was coming. They were the NBA champions last season, they're not going to lay down. Champions don't lay down even when they're down by 27. Their guys went out and made plays, so you have to give them credit."
-- Tristan Thompson

HOT: James posted his fourth triple-double of the season and his 13th all time at Quicken Loans Arena. "The Chosen One" also owns the only two triple-doubles in Cleveland over the last three seasons -- since he left the Cavaliers for the Heat. ... James is 9-1 against Cleveland in his career, including 3-1 on the road. ... The Cavaliers had a 19-0 run in the second quarter, which was the longest unanswered spurt allowed by Miami in 2012-2013. ... Cleveland point guard Shaun Livingston had a season-high tying six assists, along with 14 points. ... Ellington played a career-high 41 minutes and equaled his NBA best with seven rebounds.

NOT: Cavaliers shooting guard C.J. Miles missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer, just six seconds after Ellington misfired on a 23-footer. ... Cleveland power forward Luke Walton was whistled for a lane violation and four fouls in 16 poor minutes. ... The Cavaliers have lost four straight games overall and own the third-worst home record in the NBA at 13-20. ... Cleveland shooting guard Daniel "Boobie" Gibson was forced into action at the point, but did not record an assist in 14 minutes. ... Heat point guard Norris Cole, who graduated from Cleveland State University, failed to score in seven minutes off the bench.

QUOTABLE III: "I thought it was a great effort. Our guys played about as hard as they can play. We just didn't get the job done like I wanted us to, and everyone in that locker room wanted us to. You have to give Miami credit."
-- Cavaliers coach Byron Scott

GOOD MOVE: Cavaliers fans booed James every time he touched the basketball, showing their ongoing displeasure over his departure for Miami via free agency in July 2010. The Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High product played his first seven pro seasons with Cleveland, winning two NBA MVP awards. "I know how passionate these fans are about their Cavs, Browns and Indians, so I knew they would be loud again tonight," James said, adding with a laugh. "It can't ever get any worse than it was on Dec. 2, 2010 (in his first game back in Cleveland)."

BAD MOVE: The start of the game was delayed by 35 minutes when the Quicken Loans Arena scoreboard began leaking water onto the court. The problem was traced to condensation from a CO2 container that was used to create fog during the Cavaliers' introductions. "Both teams had to deal with the delay, so wasn't a big deal," Spoelstra said. "It had no effect on the way we came out so sluggish tonight." ... A fan ran onto the court during the fourth quarter and told James he wanted him to return to Cleveland as a free agent in 2014.

NOTABLE: The Cavaliers signed point guard Chris Quinn from the NBA D-League's Tulsa 66ers to fill their open roster spot, but he did not play. ... Cleveland played without its top three scorers in All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving (left shoulder sprain), shooting guard Dion Waiters (left knee soreness), and center Anderson Varejao (season-ending right knee surgery). ... The Cavaliers are 62-154 since James left the franchise for Miami. ... The Heat's inactives were both healthy scratches in center Juwan Howard and power forward Jarvis Varnado.

UP NEXT: For the Heat, Friday vs. Detroit, Sunday vs. Charlotte, Monday @ Orlando. For the Cavaliers, Friday @ Houston, Wednesday vs. Boston, March 29 vs. Philadelphia.

MIA
CLE
     
    • 44.4%

    • 45.7%

    • 41.4%

    • 33.3%

    • 73.3%

    • 82.4%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
MIA CLE
Total Rebounds 34 42
Offensive Rebounds 11 15
Turnovers 13 16
Fast Break Pts: 9 12
Biggest Lead: 9 27
Points in the Paint: 34 46
MIA CLE
p James   25 Ellington   20
rb James   12 Zeller   11
a James   10 Livingston   6
s Allen   5 Thompson   3
b 2 players   2 2 players   1
 
  • 11/24 - CLE 108 @ MIA 110
  • 02/24 - CLE 105 @ MIA 109
  • 03/20 - MIA 98 @ CLE 95
  • 04/15 - MIA 96 @ CLE 95
Miami Heat (53-14)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
L. James F 42:19 8-22 3-7 6-8 +1 7 5 12 10 1 3 4 2 1 25
U. Haslem F 13:23 2-3 0-0 2-2 -8 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 6
C. Bosh C-F 35:38 5-10 0-2 1-2 -18 3 4 7 3 3 1 1 2 1 11
D. Wade G 38:14 4-11 0-1 3-4 -4 0 6 6 5 3 0 2 0 0 11
M. Chalmers G 34:08 5-8 3-6 4-5 -2 0 0 0 2 4 0 4 0 0 17
S. Battier   25:47 4-8 3-7 0-0 +13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 11
R. Allen   28:25 3-7 3-6 1-1 +16 0 3 3 1 3 5 1 0 0 10
C. Andersen   14:54 1-2 0-0 5-8 +16 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 7
N. Cole   07:12 0-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Anthony DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Jones DNP - Coach's Decision
R. Lewis DNP - Coach's Decision
M. Miller DNP - Coach's Decision
Totals   240 32-72 12-29 22-30   11 23 34 21 20 9 13 6 2 98
  44.4% 41.4% 73.3%   team rebs: 11 total to: 13
Cleveland Cavaliers (22-46)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Gee F 32:06 4-9 1-3 1-2 +1 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 10
T. Thompson F 36:50 8-15 0-0 2-4 +13 4 4 8 2 2 3 2 0 3 18
T. Zeller C-F 23:10 4-6 0-0 4-4 +28 4 7 11 0 4 1 1 1 0 12
W. Ellington G 41:16 7-17 3-7 3-3 +12 2 5 7 4 4 1 4 0 1 20
S. Livingston G 36:30 6-11 0-0 2-2 +13 0 3 3 6 4 2 2 0 0 14
M. Speights   11:23 2-5 0-0 0-0 -18 1 3 4 0 2 0 1 1 1 4
D. Gibson   14:12 2-4 1-3 0-0 -26 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 5
L. Walton   16:26 1-3 0-1 0-0 -34 2 0 2 2 4 1 2 0 0 2
C. Miles   24:00 3-10 2-6 2-2 +1 2 1 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 10
O. Casspi   04:07 0-1 0-1 0-0 -5 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
K. Jones DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Quinn DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Waiters DND - Left Knee
Totals   240 37-81 7-21 14-17   15 27 42 20 25 8 16 2 6 95
  45.7% 33.3% 82.4%   team rebs: 8 total to: 17

inactive

  • Heat: Howard, Varnado
  • Cavaliers: Irving, Varejao

technical fouls

  • Heat: Chalmers
  • Cavaliers: Livingston

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 4
  • Times Tied: 7

arena stats

  • Arena: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
  • Officials: #13 Monty McCutchen, #30 John Goble, #66 Haywoode Workman
  • Attendance: 20562
  • Duration: 2:22
Miami Heat (52-14) Cleveland Cavaliers (22-45)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Zeller vs Bosh (James gains possession)
Haslem Jump Shot: Missed  11:43  
  11:42 Ellington Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:24 Ellington 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  11:23  
Haslem Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Chalmers (1 AST)  11:03
[MIA 2-0]
 
  10:43
[CLE 3-2]
Gee 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Haslem Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Zeller (1 ST)  10:23  
  10:18 Thompson Layup Shot: Missed 
  10:17 Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:17
[CLE 5-2]
Zeller Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Chalmers 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: James (1 AST)  09:57
[MIA 5-5]
 
  09:40 Zeller Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Bosh Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:37  
James Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bosh (1 AST)  09:35
[MIA 7-5]
 
  09:21 Livingston Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:19 Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:14
[CLE 7-7]
Thompson Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Bosh Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wade (1 AST)  08:55
[MIA 9-7]
 
  08:37
[CLE 9-9]
Thompson Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Bosh 3pt Shot: Missed  08:23  
  08:22 Zeller Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:15 Ellington Jump Shot: Missed 
Haslem Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:13  
  08:10 Ellington Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  08:10
[MIA 10-9]
 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  08:10
[MIA 11-9]
 
  07:54
[CLE 11-11]
Thompson Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Livingston (1 AST) 
James Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Ellington (1 ST)  07:40  
  07:34
[CLE 13-11]
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Livingston (2 AST) 
Haslem Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  07:34  
  07:34
[CLE 14-11]
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS) 
  07:25 Zeller Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Chalmers 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: James (2 AST)  07:13
[MIA 14-14]
 
  06:57
[CLE 16-14]
Thompson Slam Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Wade Jump Shot: Missed  06:41  
Haslem Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:39  
Haslem Putback Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:39
[MIA 16-16]
 
Haslem Foul: Personal (2 PF)  06:22  
  06:15
[CLE 18-16]
Livingston Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Wade Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Livingston (1 ST)  06:06  
  06:00
[CLE 20-16]
Thompson Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Livingston (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:59  
Chalmers 3pt Shot: Missed  05:38  
  05:37 Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:18 Gee 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:17 Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  05:10
[CLE 22-16]
Zeller Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Thompson (1 AST) 
James Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  04:53  
  04:51 Ellington Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:46 Gee Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:46 Team Rebound 
  04:46 Zeller Substitution replaced by Speights 
  04:46 Livingston Substitution replaced by Gibson 
Haslem Substitution replaced by Battier  04:46  
  04:25
[CLE 24-16]
Speights Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Chalmers 3pt Shot: Missed  04:05  
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:05  
  03:52 Gibson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Chalmers Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:52  
Team Rebound  03:52  
Wade Substitution replaced by Allen  03:52  
Chalmers Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:52
[MIA 17-24]
 
Allen Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:40  
  03:40
[CLE 25-17]
Ellington Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  03:40
[CLE 26-17]
Ellington Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
James Reverse Slam Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Chalmers (2 AST)  03:26
[MIA 19-26]
 
  03:11
[CLE 28-19]
Ellington Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  02:53 Gee Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  02:53 Team Timeout : Regular 
Bosh Substitution replaced by Andersen  02:53  
James Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Thompson (1 ST)  02:38  
Andersen Foul: Personal (1 PF)  02:37  
  02:17 Thompson Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Andersen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:13  
Battier 3pt Shot: Missed  02:04  
  02:02 Ellington Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:50 Speights Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:49 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
  01:31 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:31  
  01:31 Speights Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Andersen Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  01:31
[MIA 20-28]
 
Chalmers Substitution replaced by Cole  01:31  
  01:31 Thompson Substitution replaced by Walton 
  01:31 Walton Violation:Lane 
Andersen Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  01:31
[MIA 21-28]
 
  01:13 Speights Turnover : Offensive Goaltending (1 TO) 
Andersen Jump Shot: Missed  01:07  
  01:06 Speights Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:49.9 Ellington 3pt Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:48.9  
Andersen Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: James (3 AST)  00:40.8
[MIA 23-28]
 
  00:24.9
[CLE 30-23]
Gibson Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Walton (1 AST) 
  00:06.2 Walton Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Andersen Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:06.2  
Team Rebound  00:06.2  
Andersen Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  00:06.2
[MIA 24-30]
 
  00:00.0
[CLE 32-24]
Speights Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Ellington (1 AST) 
End of 1st Quarter
Miami Heat (52-14) Cleveland Cavaliers (22-45)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:40 Miles 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:38 Speights Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Cole Foul: Personal (1 PF)  11:38  
  11:26 Miles Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Wade Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:23  
Wade Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:15
[MIA 26-32]
 
  10:55 Speights Jump Shot: Missed Block: Battier (1 BLK) 
Wade Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:54  
Wade Running Bank shot: Missed  10:42  
  10:39 Speights Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  10:29 Casspi Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
  10:13 Walton Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Andersen Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  10:13
[MIA 27-32]
 
Andersen Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:13  
  10:12 Speights Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  09:50 Walton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Andersen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:49  
Wade Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:38
[MIA 29-32]
 
  09:32 Gibson Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Battier Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Wade (2 AST)  09:15
[MIA 31-32]
 
  09:08 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:08 Speights Substitution replaced by Livingston 
  09:08 Gibson Substitution replaced by Zeller 
  08:58 Livingston Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:56 Miles Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  08:53 Casspi 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:52 Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  08:42
[CLE 34-31]
Miles Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Casspi (1 AST) 
Wade Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  08:21  
  08:19 Casspi Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:13 Casspi Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
  07:53 Walton Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  07:53 Casspi Substitution replaced by Ellington 
  07:53 Walton Substitution replaced by Thompson 
Andersen Substitution replaced by Bosh  07:53  
Battier 3pt Shot: Missed  07:40  
  07:39 Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  07:20
[CLE 36-31]
Livingston Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Miles (1 AST) 
Cole Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  06:58  
  06:56 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  06:49 Ellington Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Allen (1 ST) 
Wade Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Allen (1 AST)  06:44
[MIA 33-36]
 
  06:26
[CLE 39-33]
Miles 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Ellington (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:19  
Allen Substitution replaced by James  06:19  
Cole Substitution replaced by Chalmers  06:19  
Battier 3pt Shot: Missed  06:01  
  05:59 Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
Bosh Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  05:48  
  05:48
[CLE 40-33]
Miles Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  05:48
[CLE 41-33]
Miles Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Wade Driving Layup Shot: Missed  05:30  
  05:28 Zeller Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  05:23
[CLE 44-33]
Miles 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Ellington (3 AST) 
  05:17 Livingston Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Bosh Layup Shot: Missed Block: Zeller (1 BLK)  05:09  
  05:08 Livingston Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Chalmers Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:05  
  04:51 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bosh (1 BLK) 
  04:51 Team Rebound 
  04:46 Zeller Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:44 Ellington Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:42
[CLE 46-33]
Ellington Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Chalmers Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  04:36  
  04:24
[CLE 48-33]
Livingston Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  04:24  
Battier Substitution replaced by Andersen  04:24  
James 3pt Shot: Missed  04:02  
  04:01 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  04:01 Foul : Double Personal - Zeller (2 PF), Andersen (2 PF) 
Wade Substitution replaced by Allen  04:01  
  03:58 Ellington Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  03:58 Ellington Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Bosh Jump Shot: Missed  03:44  
  03:43 Team Rebound 
  03:23
[CLE 50-33]
Thompson Floating Jump shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Livingston (4 AST) 
James Turnover : Traveling (3 TO)  03:07  
  02:45 Ellington 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:45 Zeller Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  02:43 Zeller Turnover : No Turnover (1 TO) Steal:Allen (2 ST) 
Allen Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Thompson (2 ST)  02:41  
  02:19
[CLE 52-33]
Ellington Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Miles (2 AST) 
Bosh Jump Shot: Missed  01:58  
  01:57 Ellington Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Chalmers Foul: Personal (2 PF)  01:52  
Chalmers Technical  01:52  
  01:52  
Andersen Substitution replaced by Wade  01:52  
  01:52
[CLE 53-33]
Ellington Free Throw Technical (9 PTS) 
  01:47 Thompson Substitution replaced by Gee 
  01:34
[CLE 55-33]
Gee Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  01:15 Gee Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Wade Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  01:15
[MIA 34-55]
 
Chalmers Substitution replaced by Battier  01:15  
Wade Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:15  
  01:14 Zeller Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  01:01 Livingston Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:59.4  
James Driving Layup Shot: Missed  00:49.9  
  00:47.8 Zeller Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  00:38.9 Miles 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bosh Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:37.4  
James Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Livingston (2 ST)  00:25.9  
  00:01.9 Ellington Jump Shot: Missed Block: Bosh (2 BLK) 
Wade Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:01.0  
Wade 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Miami Heat (52-14) Cleveland Cavaliers (22-45)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:39
[CLE 57-34]
Thompson Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Ellington (4 AST) 
  11:28 Livingston Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  11:16 Zeller Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Haslem Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  11:16
[MIA 35-57]
 
Haslem Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  11:16
[MIA 36-57]
 
  10:58 Thompson Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Bosh Running Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Wade (3 AST)  10:41
[MIA 38-57]
 
  10:21
[CLE 60-38]
Ellington 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Livingston (5 AST) 
Chalmers 3pt Shot: Missed  10:01  
  10:00 Thompson Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  09:37 Livingston Tip Shot: Missed 
  09:37 Ellington Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  09:18
[CLE 62-38]
Thompson Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Chalmers Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  09:00  
Bosh Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  08:44  
  08:44
[CLE 63-38]
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  08:44
[CLE 64-38]
Zeller Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Chalmers Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Thompson (3 ST)  08:33  
Bosh Foul: Personal (3 PF)  08:33  
  08:17 Thompson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Bosh (1 ST) 
Bosh Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: James (4 AST)  08:05
[MIA 40-64]
 
  07:44 Gee Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:44 Zeller Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  07:44
[CLE 66-40]
Zeller Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Wade Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  07:44  
  07:44
[CLE 67-40]
Zeller Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS) 
James 3pt Shot: Missed  07:27  
  07:26 Zeller Rebound (Off:4 Def:7) 
  07:11 Ellington 3pt Shot: Missed 
Bosh Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:10  
  07:03 Zeller Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  07:03
[MIA 41-67]
 
  07:03 Zeller Substitution replaced by Walton 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  07:03  
Team Rebound  07:03  
  07:03 Thompson Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Bosh 3pt Shot: Missed  06:54  
  06:53 Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:27 Walton Jump Shot: Missed 
Wade Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:25  
Bosh Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: James (5 AST)  06:14
[MIA 43-67]
 
  06:02 Livingston Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:James (1 ST) 
  05:51 Thompson Foul: Defense 3 Second (1 PF) 
  05:51 Team Timeout : Regular 
Haslem Substitution replaced by Battier  05:51  
Chalmers Free Throw Technical (8 PTS)  05:51
[MIA 44-67]
 
Bosh Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Walton (1 ST)  05:41  
Wade Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  05:38  
  05:38 Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  05:38 Team Rebound 
  05:38 Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Bosh Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:35  
  05:28 Ellington Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Wade Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  05:28
[MIA 45-67]
 
Wade Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  05:28
[MIA 46-67]
 
  05:15 Gee 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:14 Walton Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  05:08
[CLE 69-46]
Gee Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Walton (2 AST) 
James Layup Shot: Missed  04:46  
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:45  
James Tip Shot: Made (9 PTS)  04:45
[MIA 48-69]
 
Wade Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  04:28  
  04:28
[CLE 70-48]
Livingston Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  04:28
[CLE 71-48]
Livingston Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Battier 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Wade (4 AST)  04:13
[MIA 51-71]
 
  03:52 Livingston Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  03:45 Gibson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Wade Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  03:45  
  03:45 Walton Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Chalmers Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  03:45
[MIA 52-71]
 
Chalmers Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  03:45
[MIA 53-71]
 
  03:31 Ellington Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:28 Walton Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  03:28
[CLE 73-53]
Walton Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Chalmers Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: James (6 AST)  03:14
[MIA 55-73]
 
  02:51 Walton Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:51  
Chalmers Substitution replaced by Allen  02:51  
Battier 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Bosh (2 AST)  02:36
[MIA 58-73]
 
  02:07 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed 
Wade Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  02:05  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  01:53  
Bosh Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:52  
Battier 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Bosh (3 AST)  01:47
[MIA 61-73]
 
  01:25 Gibson 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:24  
Battier 3pt Shot: Missed  01:14  
Bosh Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  01:13  
Bosh Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  01:11
[MIA 63-73]
 
James Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:52.2  
  00:52.2
[CLE 74-63]
Gee Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Bosh Substitution replaced by Andersen  00:52.2  
  00:52.2 Gee Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Andersen Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:50.8  
James Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  00:41.8
[MIA 65-74]
 
  00:20.9 Gee Jump Shot: Missed Block: James (1 BLK) 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:18.7  
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: James (7 AST)  00:15.5
[MIA 68-74]
 
  00:00.0
[CLE 77-68]
Gibson 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:46 Speights Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Andersen Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  11:46  
Team Rebound  11:46  
Andersen Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  11:46
[MIA 69-77]
 
Allen Foul: Personal (2 PF)  11:40  
  11:32 Walton Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:James (2 ST) 
James Jump Shot: Missed Block: Speights (1 BLK)  11:24  
Team Rebound  11:24  
James 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS)  11:16
[MIA 72-77]
 
  11:03 Gibson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Allen (3 ST) 
James Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  10:58  
James Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  10:55  
James Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  10:54
[MIA 74-77]
 
  10:37 Miles 3pt Shot: Missed 
Andersen Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:36  
James 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS)  10:28
[MIA 77-77]
 
  10:26 Team Timeout : Regular 
  10:08
[CLE 79-77]
Livingston Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Miles (3 AST) 
  09:53 Livingston Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
James 3pt Shot: Made (22 PTS)  09:40
[MIA 80-79]
 
  09:23 Gibson Substitution replaced by Ellington 
Battier Violation:Kicked Ball  09:23  
  09:16 Livingston Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Allen (4 ST) 
James 3pt Shot: Missed  09:04  
  09:02 Team Rebound 
  08:51 Speights Jump Shot: Missed 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:50  
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: James (8 AST)  08:37
[MIA 83-79]
 
  08:15 Livingston Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
  08:15 Team Rebound 
Chalmers Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF)  08:15  
  08:15 Speights Substitution replaced by Zeller 
  08:15 Walton Substitution replaced by Thompson 
Battier Substitution replaced by Wade  08:15  
  08:03 Miles Running Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  08:01  
Chalmers Turnover : Traveling (4 TO)  07:55  
  07:30 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Andersen (1 BLK) 
  07:30 Thompson Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  07:30 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Andersen Substitution replaced by Bosh  07:30  
James Running Jump Shot: Missed  07:08  
  07:05 Ellington Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  07:02 Ellington Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:James (3 ST) 
Chalmers Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: James (9 AST)  06:58
[MIA 85-79]
 
  06:43
[CLE 81-85]
Ellington Running Bank shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Allen 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Wade (5 AST)  06:26
[MIA 88-81]
 
  06:24 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:24 Zeller Substitution replaced by Gee 
  06:09
[CLE 84-88]
Ellington 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Thompson (2 AST) 
Allen Driving Layup Shot: Missed  05:42  
James Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  05:42  
James Tip Shot: Missed  05:42  
Team Rebound  05:42  
  05:42 Thompson Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
  05:34 Miles Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Chalmers 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: James (10 AST)  05:18
[MIA 91-84]
 
  05:08 Miles Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:08 Team Rebound 
Chalmers Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF)  05:08  
  04:56 Ellington Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:55 Miles Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  04:48 Ellington Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Allen (5 ST) 
James Step Back Jump shot: Missed  04:24  
  04:21 Livingston Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Allen Foul: Personal (3 PF)  04:16  
  04:04
[CLE 86-91]
Livingston Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Miles (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:04  
Wade Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS)  03:44
[MIA 93-86]
 
  03:28 Thompson Jump Shot: Missed Block: James (2 BLK) 
Allen Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:26  
Wade Step Back Jump shot: Missed  03:10  
Bosh Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  03:07  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  03:05  
James Rebound (Off:5 Def:4)  03:04  
James Layup Shot: Missed  03:02  
James Rebound (Off:6 Def:4)  03:02  
James Tip Shot: Missed  03:02  
James Rebound (Off:7 Def:4)  03:02  
  03:02 Livingston Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
  03:02 Livingston Technical 
Allen Free Throw Technical (10 PTS)  03:02
[MIA 94-86]
 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS)  03:02
[MIA 95-86]
 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:02  
  03:01 Thompson Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  02:51
[CLE 88-95]
Livingston Dunk Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
  02:34 Ellington Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Bosh Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:34  
Team Rebound  02:34  
Chalmers Substitution replaced by Battier  02:34  
Bosh Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  02:34
[MIA 96-88]
 
  02:26
[CLE 91-96]
Ellington 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Livingston (6 AST) 
Wade Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  02:05  
  01:50 Ellington Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:7 Def:5)  01:49  
Allen 3pt Shot: Missed  01:30  
  01:29 Livingston Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:23
[CLE 93-96]
Gee Driving Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Miles (5 AST) 
James 3pt Shot: Missed  01:01  
  01:00 Miles Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Battier Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:44.1  
  00:44.1
[CLE 94-96]
Thompson Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS) 
  00:44.1
[CLE 95-96]
Thompson Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:44.1  
Wade Jump Shot: Missed  00:27.8  
  00:26.9 Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:05.2 Ellington Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:05.2  
  00:04.7 Gee Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (24 PTS)  00:04.7
[MIA 97-95]
 
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (25 PTS)  00:04.7
[MIA 98-95]
 
  00:04.7 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:04.7 Gee Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  00:00.0 Miles 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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l10
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MIA
1st Southeast
66
16
9-1
37-4
29-12
CLE
5th Central
24
58
2-8
14-27
10-31
 
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apg
bpg
spg
MIA
James 29.0
James 10.9
James 7.8
Bosh 2.2
Wade 3.0
CLE
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