Houston Rockets vs. Miami Heat: Live Score and Analysis

Andy Bailey@@AndrewDBaileyFeatured ColumnistMarch 16, 2014

MIAMI, FL - March 16: Dwyane Wade
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The biggest names on the marquee for the Miami Heat (45-19) shone the brightest in a 113-104 victory over the visiting Houston Rockets (44-22) in the AmericanAirlines Arena on Sunday.

Ray Allen was huge down the stretch, as he scored a season-high 25 points on 7-of-11 shooting (including 4-of-6 from three-point range).

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each scored 24 points, Chris Bosh added 18 and no other Miami player reached double-figures.

For the Rockets, James Harden (30 points) and Dwight Howard (21 points and 14 rebounds) were great throughout the game, but the team made critical mistakes down the stretch.

The win for Miami was big, as they'd lost five of their last six.


Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report.