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2009-05-01 22:22:56

Dwyane Wade, playing through back spasms, scored 41 points Friday and sent the Miami Heat storming past Atlanta 98-72 to force a Game 7 in their playoff series. The final game of the series will be played Sunday in Atlanta, the winner earning a meeting with top-seeded Cleveland in the second round. Atlanta had won the two previous games to give itself a chance to close out the Heat, but got off to a poor start Friday and could not make a game of it in the second half. Michael Beasley added 22...

2009-04-27 22:13:55

Zaza Pachulia had 12 points and 18 rebounds Monday when Atlanta won its first road playoff game since 1997 by beating Miami, 81-71. The victory enabled the Hawks to even their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series at 2-2, with Game 5 set for Wednesday in Atlanta. Mike Bibby scored 15 points and Joe Johnson had 14 for the Hawks, who haven't won a playoff series since beating Detroit in the first round in 1999. Atlanta lost the previous two games of the series by a combined 44 points, but...

2009-04-25 20:52:46

Dwyane Wade scored 29 points with seven rebounds and eight assists Saturday, keying the Miami Heat's 107-78 rout of the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat will carry a 2-1 advantage into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal at home Monday. Miami led 22-12 after the first period, and while Atlanta missed 17 of its first 19 shots, the lead swelled 50-29 at the half. The Heat ended the first half on a 25-6 scoring spurt and the Hawks faced a double digit deficit the entire second half. Jermaine...

2009-04-22 22:18:04

Dwyane Wade led the way with 33 points Wednesday, helping Miami seize control early en route to a 108-93 victory over Atlanta. The Heat tied the best-of-seven playoff series at 1-1, building an 18-point lead in the opening moments of the third period. Atlanta closed with five with 4 minutes to play, but Udonis Haslem slowed down the comeback with a jumper and Wade's 3-pointer with 2:36 remaining gave Miami a 101-91 cushion. Wade's effort followed a 19-point performance in the first game of...

2009-04-04 21:17:00

Dwyane Wade had 33 points, eight assists and five rebounds Saturday to lead the Miami Heat to a 118-104 win over the Washington Wizards. Jermaine O'Neal and Yakhouba Diawara each had 16 points and Michael Beasley and James Jones scored 13 points each for the Heat, who are close behind Philadelphia for fifth place in the NBA East. Caron Butler had 27 points for the Wizards, who have been eliminated from playoff contention. Antawn Jamison added 23 points for Washington and Brendan Haywood had...

2009-03-30 22:22:39

Dwight Howard had 22 points and 18 rebounds Monday to lead the Orlando Magic to a 101-95 victory over the Miami Heat. Rashard Lewis added 21 points for Orlando, which has won six in a row and nine of its last 10 games. The Magic moved into a tie with idle Boston for the second spot in the NBA East -- with nine games remaining, two more than the Celtics. Howard became the youngest player to reach 5,000 NBA career rebounds at 23 years and 112 days, as finished the night with 5007. He broke a...

2009-03-25 21:21:18

Danny Granger helped Indiana open a 10-point lead in the fourth period Wednesday and the Pacers held on to nip Miami 90-88. Miami scored the game's last eight points, closing within two when James Jones hit a pair of free throws with 41 seconds remaining. When Granger missed a layup attempt with 23 seconds left, Miami had a chance to pull out a tie or a win, but Udonis Haslem missed a baseline jumper with 7.5 seconds to play. Mario Chalmers was able to grab an offensive rebound, keeping...

2009-03-14 18:05:54

Dwyane Wade scored 50 points Saturday to become Miami's all-time leading scorer while carrying the Heat to a 140-129 triple overtime win over Utah. Wade, who also had 10 rebounds and nine assists, passed Alonzo Morning for the most points in franchise history. Jermaine O'Neal added 28 points and eight rebounds, and Mario Chalmers 23 points for Miami. Deron Williams led Utah with 30 points and 13 assists. Kyle Korver added 25 points and Carlos Boozer 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Jazz.

2009-02-28 21:55:06

Dwyane Wade tied his own franchise record with 24 points in the fourth quarter Saturday night to lead the Miami Heat to a 120-115 win over New York. Wade finished with 46 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for the Heat. Jermaine O'Neal added 18 points and seven rebounds and Jamario Moon had 17 points and 12 rebounds, as the Heat rallied from 16 down in the final quarter -- when they scored 19 in a row at one point. Nate Robinson had 29 points and eight rebounds for the Knicks, who have...

2009-02-21 19:08:55

Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth period Saturday, helping the Miami Heat record a 97-91 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers. Wade's driving layup gave Miami a 92-87 lead with 1:00 left. He had connected on a pair of free throws to put Miami in front for good at 88-87 with 2:01 left. In an all-around effort, Wade also had nine assists and three blocked shots. Jermaine O'Neal, in his second game since Miami got him from Toronto this week, scored 17 points with 10...


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