NBA: LeBron powers Heat over Wizards
More News from Agence France-Presse
MIAMI – LeBron James scored 23 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and passed off five assists to spark the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat over the league-worst Washington Wizards 102-72 on Saturday.
The Heat improved to 15-6, moving one game ahead of Atlanta atop the Southeast division, while the Wizards suffered their 18th loss in 21 games, although one of those was a home victory over Miami last month.
Dwyane Wade added 13 points and six assists for Miami while Udonis Haslem contributed 13 points and seven rebounds. Chris Bosh added 12 points for the Heat.
Northern Ireland golf star Rory McIlroy was among the 19,724 spectators who watched the Heat jump ahead 26-14 after one quarter and outscore the Wizards 29-10 in the third quarter for a 79-46 lead that sent Heat starters to the bench.
Bradley Beal led Washington with 19 points while Cartier Martin added 18.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these chat apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94