National Basketball Association
Miami 123, Phoenix 96
When: 7:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
#27 Dick Bavetta, #54 Derrick Collins, #12 Violet Palmer
Chris Bosh scored a season-high 35 points to lead the host Miami Heat to a 123-96 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.
Playing just 30 minutes, Bosh made 12-of-17 floor shots and all 11 foul shots. He scored 22 points in the first half, eclipsing his previous season high of 21.
Bosh, who came in averaging 14.5 points and 6.0 rebounds - well below his career norms - also had six rebounds and four assists.
LeBron James scored 20 points in 23 minutes while Dwyane Wade added 17 points in 31 minutes for Miami. James also had eight rebounds and nine assists.
The loss ended a three-game winning streak for the Suns, who were led by Steve Nash with 17 points. Grant Hill scored 15 points and Channing Frye had 14.
Phoenix took its last lead, 24-23, late in the first quarter. James' basket put the Heat ahead for good.
Leading 31-29 early in the second period, the Heat finished the half on a 33-14 run to open a 64-43 halftime lead.
Eddie House scored 15 points off the bench for Miami, which has won its last two games.
Top Game Performances
Steve Nash 17
Chris Bosh 35
Hedo Turkoglu 4
LeBron James 9
Channing Frye 6
Udonis Haslem 10
Grant Hill 9
||Free Throws Made
Chris Bosh 11
Jared Dudley 1
LeBron James 3
Goran Dragic 1
Dwyane Wade 2
Team Stats Summary
Miami will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Heat have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .600 after a loss.
Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Orlando. The Suns have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .600 after a loss.