MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 22 points on 10 for 14 shooting, LeBron James finished two assists shy of a triple-double and the Miami Heat improved to 4-0 at home for the first time in franchise history by beating the Brooklyn Nets 103-73 on Wednesday night.
James had 20 points and 12 rebounds in only 30 minutes, and Rashard Lewis scored 13 points for the Heat (4-1).
SUNS 117, BOBCATS 110
In Charlotte, N.C., Shannon Brown hit six 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 24 points to lead Phoenix to the victory.
Charlotte’s Byron Mullens made six 3-pointers and finished with 24 points.
CELTICS 100, WIZARDS 94 (OT)
In Boston, Brandon Bass scored five consecutive points in overtime, helping the Boston Celtics pull out a win over Washington. Kevin Garnett led the Celtics with 20 points and 13 rebounds,
TIMBERWOLVES 90, MAGIC 75
In Minneapolis, Minnesota’s Luke Ridnour had 19 points and five rebounds, and Greg Stiemsma got the rout started with six consecuitve points to end the third quarter in a victory over Orlando.
NUGGETS 93, ROCKETS 87
In Houston, Ty Lawson scored 21 points and Kenneth Faried had 16 points and 16 rebounds to help Denver earn the victory.
GRIZZLES 108, BUCKS 90
In Milwaukee, Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Memphis handled Milwaukee.
76ERS 77, HORNETS 62
In New Orleans, Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 12 assists, and Philadelphia held New Orleans to its lowest point total ever in a victory over the Hornets.