The Miamii Heat kicked off a busy week, four games in seven days, with a home win over the New Orleans Hornets. New Orleans ran with the Heat for the first half before Miami’s Big Three overpowered the outmanned Hornets. LeBron James led the way for Miami with a near triple-double line of 22 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists. Dwayne Wade pitched in 22 points and 5 assists in just 24 minutes. Chris Bosh added 12 points.
The win pushed Miami’s record to 16-5, including 10-2 at home. The Heat will now travel to Milwaukee to take on the Bucks on Wednesday evening.