Miami, FL (Sports Network) - LeBron James had 28 points, seven rebounds and
seven assists and led the Miami Heat to a 94-83 win against the Milwaukee
Bucks on Tuesday.
Despite not having Dwyane Wade (ankle) and Chris Bosh (knee), James, who made
his second straight start after missing three games due to a tight hamstring,
still powered his team to victory. Norris Cole and Ray Allen scored 11 points
apiece off the bench and Udonis Haslem recorded a double-double with 10 points
and 15 rebounds.
The win gives the Heat their 61st of the season, tying the single-season
franchise record set by the 1996-97 team. Miami has already clinched the top
seed in the Eastern Conference standings and is four wins ahead of the Spurs
for the best record in the league with five games left on the schedule.
Brandon Jennings scored a game-high 30 points but was the only Milwaukee
player to score double-digits. The Bucks have lost three of their last four
The Bucks have already clinched a playoff berth, but the loss now puts them
three games behind the Celtics for the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference
with five games left.
The Sports Network