NBA: Miami 114, Milwaukee 96

Feb. 13, 2012 at 10:52 PM

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- LeBron James netted 35 points Monday and the Miami Heat ended a losing streak against Milwaukee with a 114-96 victory over the Bucks.

Miami used a big third quarter to put the game away, when James scored 16 of his points and capped the Heat's run with thunderous slam dunk.

James' performance enabled Miami to avoid a fourth straight loss to the Bucks. The Heat has gone 6-1 since the two teams' last meeting Feb. 1.

Miami improved to 2-0 during a three-games-in-three-nights stretch and moved to 3-1 overall on its current six-game road trip.

Carlos Delfino led Milwaukee with 24 points. The Bucks fell to 0-2 on a three-game homestand.

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