MIAMI, March 7 (UPI) -- Stephen Jackson scored 22 points and sank five three-pointers Friday to help the Golden State Warriors trounce the short-handed Miami Heat 134-99.
Golden State did most of it damage after building a slim 32-31 first-quarter advantage. They outscored Miami 31-20 in the second, 37-22 in the third and 34-26 in the fourth.
Mickael Pietrus had 15 points and nine rebounds, while Kelenna Azubuike added 12 points for the Warriors, who maintain their spot for the eighth seed in the Western Conference playoff race.
Both Shawn Marion and Udonis Haslem scored 17 points, but the Heat committed 15 turnovers in their third straight loss.