LeBron James finished with 35 points to help the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix Suns, 107-92. Miami (11-3) is now on a 7-game winning streak, dating back to a 118-95 win against Milwaukee Bucks on November 12th.
James went 11-14 (2-4 from three-point range) and 11-11 from the free throw line, in a good performance. Other key players for Miami included Dwyane Wade with 21 points and 12 assists, and Chris Andersen with 11 points and 7 rebounds. Despite the loss, Channing Frye put up 16 points for Phoenix on 6-12 shooting, including 4-8 from behind the arc. Goran Dragic chipped in 14 points and 9 assists, Marcus Morris finished with 13 points and 5 rebounds, and Markieff Morris put up 12 points and 9 rebounds.
The Suns posted an eFG% of just 44.6%, including 25.0% from 3-point range. This year, they are 1-1 when they record marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Heat are undefeated (2-0) when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
Coming up next, the Heat battle the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are 4-10 on the year. The Suns match up against the Portland Trail Blazers, currently 13-2 this season. The Suns have a 1-1 record against Portland this season.