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Wizards drop Heat; Wade dislocates finger
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On April 21, 2012 @ 11:00 pm In All,Wirenews | Comments Disabled
Cartier Martin scored 22 points to lift visiting Washington 86-84 over shorthanded Miami on Saturday.John Wall had 13 points and 13 assists, the final one setting up Nene’s basket with 0.5 seconds left for the winning basket to give the Wizards their third consecutive victory.Miami played without LeBron James and Chris Bosh and lost guard Dwyane Wade to a dislocated left index finger in the first quarter.Mike Miller had 16 points and 10 rebounds off the bench and Mario Chalmers had 16 points for the Heat, who entered the night trailing Chicago by 1 1/2 games for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.Despite the loss of their big three, the Heat went ahead 70-66 as Miller scored eight straight points to open the fourth quarter.Washington, which got 17 points from Kevin Seraphin, answered with a 9-0 spurt to go ahead 75-70, but Miami fought back to tie it three times and knotted the score on Udonis Haslem’s basket with 4.2 seconds left.
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