Miami breaks 2-game slide with win vs. NO
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade cored 26 points, LeBron James finished with 24 points and seven assists, and the Miami Heat napped a two-game slide by beating the New Orleans Hornets 106-90 on Saturday night.
Chris Bosh scored 13, and Ray Allen and Shane Battier each added 11 for Miami, which took control by outscoring the Hornets 33-10 over the final 11 minutes of the first half. New Orleans started the game 10 for 12 from the floor, then shot 9 for 31 over the rest of the half.
Ryan Anderson scored 24 for New Orleans, which got 20 from Robin Lopez and 12 from Jason Smith.
Miami shot a season-best 58 percent and turned 19 New Orleans turnovers into 22 points.