CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBSMiami/AP) — LeBron James scored 31 points, and the Miami Heat completed a first-round sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats with a 109-98 victory Monday night.
James scored 19 points after injuring his thigh in the third quarter. He finished the game 10 of 19 from the field and had nine assists.
Chris Bosh added 17 points and Dwyane Wade battled through foul trouble and finished with 15 as Miami won its 20th straight game over Charlotte.
The Heat will await the winner of Brooklyn-Toronto series, which is tied 2-2.
Kemba Walker led Charlotte with 29 points.
The Bobcats played without Al Jefferson, their leading scorer and rebounder who has been bothered by a foot injury since the first quarter of Game 1
The loss signaled the end of an era for the Bobcats. They will become the Hornets next season.
Individual game tickets for all four potential home games of Round 2 of the 2014 White Hot Miami HEAT Playoffs presented by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming go on sale to the general public Tuesday, April 29th at 2:00 p.m.
The Heat announced there will be an eight-ticket limit per household per game
Fans can purchase tickets online at HEAT.com, Ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX. Tickets will not be available at the AmericanAirlines Areana ticket office on the 29th, but may be purchased at the ticket office on Wednesday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m.
Home Games 3 and 4 of Round 2 will only be played if necessary. Fans that have purchased tickets for any unplayed games will be automatically issued a refund by Ticketmaster, including fees (except UPS and retail pickup fees). If fans purchase tickets at a retail location, they can secure a refund by returning tickets for unplayed games at the same retail location where the tickets were originally purchased.