LeBron James scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Bosh added 16 and the Miami Heat blew an 18-point lead before rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Tuesday night.
An ailing LeBron James sat out Miami’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night, the first game the Heat star has missed this season.
For now, the prospects of paying a big luxury-tax bill next year is not enough to dissuade Miami from its plan to keep the Heat’s current championship core intact.
Chris Andersen is returning to the NBA champion Miami Heat, and at a bargain price.
The last piece of confetti had landed, the Miami Heat championship celebration was officially over and many in the crowd of revelers were starting to make their way to the exits.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra summed up the efforts of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in three words: “Video game numbers,” he said. Both put up monster stat lines. And the Miami Heat needed them. James scored 40 points and added a career-high 16 assists, Wade had 39 points, and the Heat pushed their winning streak to 12 games by outlasting the Sacramento Kings 141-129 in double overtime on Tuesday night.