Heat Skate Past Kings After All-Star Break
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MIAMI (AP) – LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat opened their post-All-Star schedule with an easy 117-97 win over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
Chris Bosh scored 22 and Mario Chalmers added 14 for Miami, which won for the 11th time in its last 12 games.
The Heat never trailed, jumping out to a 35-16 lead after the first quarter.
Samuel Dalembert had 18 points and 13 rebounds off the bench for the Kings, who are 1-8 in February. Jason Thompson and Jermaine Taylor each added 13 for Sacramento.