Mia 26 26 23 20 95
Sac 22 22 17 22 83
Date of game: 1/16/2015

Recap: Sacramento vs. Miami

Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Bosh scored 30 points and Luol Deng added 25 to guide the Miami Heat to a 95-83 win over the Sacramento Kings.

Heat star Dwyane Wade didn't play in his second straight game due to a strained left hamstring. Miami was also without Chris Andersen (illness), but managed to win for the third time in four games.

Shabazz Napier had 12 points for Miami, which led by as many as 20 in the fourth quarter.

"We were just trying to get after them. That's a very talented offensive team," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. "We tried to put as much pressure on their perimeters as we could. Guys stepped up to that challenge."

DeMarcus Cousins scored 17 to go with 11 rebounds to pace the Kings, who lost their second in a row. Cousins committed eight of Sacramento's 15 turnovers, which led to 17 Miami points.

"We just couldn't create pace all night," Kings coach Tyrone Corbin said. "We just didn't look for opportunities early. We fell into the trap of pressure to play into that pace."

Ben McLemore had 15 points, followed by Darren Collison with 13, Ray McCallum with 11 and Derrick Williams with 10.

A 3-pointer from Shawne Williams at the conclusion of the first quarter provided the visitors with a 26-22 lead.

Bosh then scored nine in the second when the Heat went 10-of-18 from the field. The second straight 26-22 quarter moved Miami ahead eight at the break. The Heat scored the final seven points of the quarter.

The run extended to 12-0, which Bosh capping it with a 3-pointer for a 57-44 advantage nearly two minutes into the third. The difference was 75-61 going to the fourth.

Game Notes

Miami has won 19 of its last 21 games against Sacramento ... The Kings played without Rudy Gay, who was out with a left knee lateral joint capsule sprain. The injury occurred with in the first quarter of Tuesday's game versus Dallas ... Sacramento's Carl Landry (sprained right wrist) also sat out.

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.