Lakers snap Heat's home winning streak, top Miami 113-110
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 33 points, LeBron James had 28 while coming within a rebound of a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Miami Heat 113-110 on Friday night. James had 12 assists and nine rebounds and Davis grabbed 10 rebounds for the Lakers. They improved to 23-3, extended the second-longest road winning streak in franchise history to 13 games and rallied from a double-digit deficit to win for the eighth time already this season. BOX SCORE: LAKERS 113, HEAT 110They also dealt Miami its first home loss of the season, after an 11-0 start.Jimmy Butler led Miami with 23 points, Derrick Jones Jr.
Heat forward Udonis Haslem jokes that he has "five fouls and a flagrant" for his former teammate Dwyane Wade after joining another former teammate of his, LeBron James, in Cleveland.
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LeBron thanks teammates for criticizing 'reckless' 1st-half play
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James fell one rebound short of a triple-double in Friday's 113-110 win over the Miami Heat. However, the first thing that came to mind postgame was his "reckless" first-half play and the four-time MVP credited his teammates for being critical of him. "My teammates got on my ass," James told ESPN's Israel Gutierrez. "They told me you're playing too passive, you're thinking about the game way too much instead of just reading and reacting and doing what you do ... (Davis) got on me, Boogie Cousins got on me, and they told me just be me.
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While Lebron James is still surely the best player in the NBA, the question of how many rings does Lebron have often gets brought up. With the help of his teammates Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Ray Allen he took down San Antonio Spurs in a seven-game thriller.
LeBron James returned to the American Airlines Arena on Friday for a nationally televised game against his former team, and James had reunions with several of his teammates from his championship-winning Heat teams.
Just before the game tipped off, James walked over to the courtside seats to embrace Chris Bosh, who made four trips to the NBA Finals along with James as a part of the Heat’s Big Three. Bosh remained with the Heat after James returned to the Cavaliers, but his career was cut short due to issues with blood clots. Bosh last played for the Heat in 2016.
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39-year-old big man Udonis Haslem, who is in his 17th season with the Heat, snuck up on James in warmups.
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Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6), Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade (3) and Miami Heat power forward Udonis Haslem (40) The TNT NBA analyst and Hall of Fame basketball player did not shy away from criticizing LeBron James for joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami.
MIAMI -- LeBron James and Chris Bosh are now members of the Miami Heat and both came at a cut rate. Riley called the situations with Miller and Haslem "fluid" but hopes to have both worked out in the coming days. "There are plans to bring in other players and we're very aggressive with that," Riley
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James also met with Shane Battier before the game.
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