The Miami Heat foiled an early lead over the Atlanta Hawks, which allowed the Hawks to take a small lead into halftime. The Hawks held the lead for much of the second half, but thanks to the scoring of LeBron James and a big second half by Dwyane Wade, the Heat were able to rally back to take the lead and hold on to win 89-86. James ended the night with 31 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double.
After a strong second half, Waded ended up with 18 points but didn't take a single three-point shot all night. Not only did Wade not make a three-point shot, but on the evening the Heat didn't make a single three-point shot, going zero for ten on the night. For the Hawks, Josh Smith finished up with 23 points while Jeff Teague finished up with 16 points in the loss.