The state of Florida enjoyed a nice pro basketball weekend, with the Miami Heat destroying the Washington Wizards on Saturday and the Orlando Magic grabbing two wins.
The Heat got revenge on the Wizards for an earlier loss this season, winning 102-72 in a game that was pretty much over after the first quarter. LeBron James scored 23 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had five assists in the victory. Miami shot 50.6 percent from the field and held Washington to 37.5 percent shooting. The Heat are now 15-6.
The Magic got a nice 99-85 win over the upstart Golden State Warriors on Friday, with J.J. Redick's 16 points leading six players in double figures. The game snapped a five-game winning streak for the Warriors and marked the second time Orlando has defeated Golden State this season.
The next night, the Magic moved to 10-13 on the season after a 107-98 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Glen Davis and Arron Afflalo led the way with 20 points apiece.
Elsewhere in the Southeast Division, the Atlanta Hawks fell 115-93 to Golden State on Saturday night. And to go along with their loss to the Heat, the Wizards lost to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.