Heat Breeze By Jazz; Extend Winning Streak To Six
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points, Dwyane Wade added 28 and the Miami Heat outscored the Utah Jazz by 14 in the fourth quarter for a 111-98 victory Wednesday night.
The victory extended Miami’s winning streak to six, and avenged a 116-114 overtime loss to Utah at home on Nov. 9. The Heat improved to 15-8, while Utah fell to 16-7.
Al Jefferson scored 25 points and all five Jazz starters were in double figures by the start of the fourth. But it wasn’t enough as the Heat pulled away with a 12-3 run to start the quarter.
Miami led by as many as 12, but the Heat found themselves trailing 78-77 entering the fourth as the Jazz mounted yet another rally. In November they came back from a 22-point deficit to beat the Heat.\
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