Wade reaches milestone, Heat roll past Cavaliers 122-101
MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade scored 24 points to surpass 20,000 for his career, Josh Richardson added 19 and the Miami Heat never trailed in beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-101 on Saturday night.
Goran Dragic had 18 points and 11 assists for Miami, Joe Johnson also scored 18 and Hassan Whiteside finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
Miami outrebounded Cleveland 42-26 and led by as many as 33 at one point.
LeBron James had 26 points for Cleveland and sat out the final 15 minutes, the outcome already long been decided when his night ended. Richard Jefferson scored 20 and Kyrie Irving had 14 for the Cavaliers, who have lost 11 consecutive games in Miami.