They will take on Boston in the first round of the playoffs.
The Heat's Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem and Jermaine O'Neal all sat out the contest while tending to minor injuries.
Yi Jianlian led New Jersey with 23 points and 15 rebounds. The Nets finished the season at 12-70, limping to the end of the worst season in franchise history by dropping three straight.
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