Wade's 43 leads Heat past Nets

December 20, 2008 7:53:31 PM PST
Dwyane Wade matched his season high with 43 points to lead the Miami Heat to 106-103 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night.Wade, the NBA's leading scorer, scored 12 of the Heats final 14 points.

Wade put Miami ahead to stay with a reverse layup with 1:58 remaining for a 98-97 lead. Udonis Haslem sealed the win with a jumper from the corner with 14.7 seconds left that put the Heat up by 5.

Daequan Cook had 17 points for the Heat, who have won two in a row following a three-game losing streak. Michael Beasley had 11, and Shawn Marion added 10.

Brook Lopez led the Nets with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Vince Carter and Devin Harris each had 22 for New Jersey.


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