Cavaliers Vs. Heat Recap: Lebron James And Dwyane Wade Lead Miami To Double Digit Win Over Cleveland

The Miami Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter on Monday night for a 107-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, to improve to 12-2 at American Airlines Arena this season. Miami hit an amazing 23 of 26 attempts from the free throw line to seal the win over LeBron James's former team. James and Dwyane Wade led Miami on the offensive end, with James scoring 24 points and Wade finishing with a game-high 26. Chris Bosh, Mario Chalmers, and Udonis Haslem all supported James and Wade with double figures, as the Heat spread the wealth and cruised comfortably over the final quarter of the game.

The Cavaliers, meanwhile missed ten of their 30 attempts from the charity stripe. Veteran Antawn Jamison led Cleveland with 25 points and rookie sensation Kyrie Irving added 16 points. Mario Chalmers and the Miami backcourt held their own against Irving, as the talented rookie went just five of 15 from the floor and turned it over five times.

Miami now hits the road but travels just up state to Orlando to face the Magic on Wednesday on the second night of a back-to-back.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on Miami, visit SB Nation's Heat blog, Peninsula Is Mightier. For the perspective from the other side, visit SB Nation Cleveland and SB Nation's Cavs blog, Fear The Sword. For news and notes from around the league, be sure to follow SB Nation's NBA hub.

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