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James sets record as Heat top Blazers

10:09 PM, Feb 12, 2013   |    comments
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Miami, FL (Sports Network) - LeBron James has taken the idea of "being hot" to another level.

On Tuesday, James became the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points and shoot at least 60 percent in six straight games, as the Miami Heat downed the Portland Trail Blazers, 117-104, at American Airlines Arena.

James finished with 30 points on 11-of-15 shooting (73.3 percent), while also dishing out nine assists.

Chris Bosh scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds and Dwyane Wade finished with 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for the Heat, winners in six straight.

Damian Lillard poured in a game-high 33 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 29 for the Blazers, who have dropped four straight.

Wesley Matthews had 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting in the setback.

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