LeBron James led six Miami players in double figures on Monday night, scoring 22 with 11 rebounds and eight assists as the Heat beat the New Orleans Hornets, 109-95 in Miami. Dwyane Wade also scored 22 for Miami. The Hornets were led by Jarrett Jack and Carl Landry, with 14 points each. The Heat had fell behind by as many as 12 in the second quarter before making it interesting. As said by Erik Spoelstra regarding Miami's comeback,
"Dwyane really set the tone from that point. I was very encouraged by that. We were able to get a lot of opportunities of our defense."
Season Series: Bucks1, Heat 0
All-Time Series: Heat 53-32
Miami: W - W - W - W - W
New Orleans: L - W - L - W - W
Miami Heat: 16-5, first in the Southeast Division, second in the Eastern Conference, third in the NBA, on pace for 50-16.
Milwaukee Bucks: 9-11, third in the Central Division, eighth in the Eastern Conference, 19th in the NBA, on pace for 30-36.