The Brooklyn Nets hung around for a half against the Miami Heat, but LeBron James and co. dominated the rest of the way en route to a 103-73 victory on Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
James finished with 20 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and one steal while shooting 7-of-12 from the field.
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The Nets were within reach of the Heat heading into the second half, but a third quarter that saw Miami outscore Brooklyn 29-15 was ultimately the difference.
Summer acquisition Joe Johnson had a forgettable shooting night for the Nets, going 4-of-14 from the field.
Player of the Game: LeBron James, Miami Heat
Big surprise, huh?
James was fantastic throughout on Wednesday, scoring with regularity, cleaning up on the glass and dishing to his teammates.
He was a one-man wrecking crew, as always.
Up Next for Nets
Brooklyn visits the Orlando Magic on Friday. The Magic were 2-1 heading into Wednesday.
Up Next for Heat
Miami visits the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. The Hawks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday without Josh Smith.