facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Miami 103, Phoenix 97

Feb. 12, 2014 at 12:16 AM

PHOENIX, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- LeBron James scored 37 points and Chris Bosh added 21 to lead the Miami Heat past the Phoenix Suns 103-97 Tuesday.

James just missed a double-double by grabbing nine rebounds in the victory, which improved the Heat to seven wins in their last nine games.

Bosh had eight boards and Miami out-rebounded Phoenix 41-36 over the course of the game. Dwyane Wade sat out the game due to a migraine headache.

Gerald Green led Phoenix with 26 points and Goran Dragic scored 15 plus nine rebounds. The Suns lost for the third time in four tries.

Phoenix led 46-43 at halftime and was within striking distance in the fourth quarter. They trailed 87-85 midway through the period; however James scored seven points in a 9-4 run that put Miami ahead 96-89 with 1:13 to play.

Green's 3-pointer then trimmed the gap to four points, but Bosh answered with a trey of his own to make it 99-92 with 40.9 seconds remaining.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Earnhardt wins as Dillon crashes at Daytona finish
Los Angeles Lakers sign G Williams
Women's World Cup: Lloyd leads USA to title
Detroit Pistons agree to deal with PG Jackson
Lynn, Pham carry St. Louis Cardinals past San Diego Padres