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NBA Game Summary - Miami at Toronto



(Tuesday, November 5th)

Final Score: Miami 104, Toronto 95

Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Miami Heat finally overcame a slow start on the road and LeBron James set another milestone.

James became the fifth player in NBA history to score 10 or more points in 500 straight games and the Heat beat the Toronto Raptors, 104-95, on Tuesday.

James, who joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (787 and 508 games), Michael Jordan (866), Karl Malone (575) and Moses Malone (526) as the only other players to accomplish the feat, had a season-high 35 points to go with eight rebounds and eight assists.

"When I see a stat like that, I'm like 'Wow,' because I know the history of the game, I know the guys who paved the way for myself and my teammates," James said.

James reached double figures following a putback dunk with 2:31 left in the first quarter.

Miami, which tallied its first road win, fell into a 19-0 hole in Philadelphia, an 11-3 deficit in Brooklyn and trailed 9-2 early on in this one.

Heat forward Chris Bosh didn't travel with the team for Tuesday's game against his former squad following the birth of his daughter. Bosh, who played for the Raptors from 2003-10, is averaging 19.8 points and 6.8 rebounds this season.

Dwyane Wade registered 20 points, six boards and five helpers for the Heat, who have defeated Toronto 12 straight times.

"Finally we got a road win against a quality opponent, they're a tough team," Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra said.

DeMar DeRozan poured in 21 points, while Rudy Gay finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for Toronto, which fell to 2-2 on the young campaign.

Gay had the final five points of a 14-4 run to tie the game at 71-71 with three minutes left in the third, but Miami countered with a 19-3 surge that bridged into the fourth quarter and helped it seize control.

Wade's turnaround fade-away from the left wing at the third quarter buzzer gave the Heat a 78-74 cushion heading into the final frame where Miami scored the first 12 points.

James' layup capped the swing and made it 90-74 with 7:47 left.

An 8-0 Toronto spurt pulled the hosts within six with less than two minutes remaining, but James' three-point play and Ray Allen's triple put the game away.

"We were only six down," Raptors head coach Dwane Casey said. " We have to make shots late in games to stay in games."

Earlier, after Toronto took a 25-23 lead after a quarter of play, Miami closed the first half on an 18-5 run as Mario Chalmers' trey at the first half horn staked the Heat a 52-50 spread.

Game Notes

James has reached the double-digit mark in scoring in every game since netting eight against the Milwaukee Bucks on Jan. 5, 2007. He has scored double-digit points in every game of his career but eight ... Miami had 31 assists on 41 made field goals.

11/06 00:36:06 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 4
DUR 3
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
CLE 5
KAN 1
Final
PIT 1
CIN 2
Final
DET 7
CWS 4
Final
TAM 7
MIN 9
Final
NYM 4
STL 1
Final
CHC 2
ARI 5
Final
WAS 3
SDP 4
Final
TOR 4
BAL 11
Final
BOS 5
NYY 14
Final
HOU 1
OAK 10
Final
LOS 3
PHI 7
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
ANA
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
SDP
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BOS
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
MIA
 
7:35pm Tonight
ATL
CIN
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
CHC
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
DET
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
TAM
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
PIT
 
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
PHI
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
COL
 
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
TEX
 
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
CLE
 
Final
ATL 98
IND 85
Final
MEM 98
OKC 95
Final
GSW 96
LAC 98
7:00pm Tonight
BRK
TOR
8:00pm Tonight
WAS
CHI
10:30pm Tonight
POR
HOU
Final
DET 2
BOS 3
Final
MIN 2
COL 1
Final
LOS 6
SJS 3
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
NYR
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
10:30pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
Final
CHR 4
DUR 3
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR