Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

The Miami Heat beat Lakers in OT

The MIami Heat and Dwayne Wade got an important win against the Los Angeles Lakers, winning 114-11 in OT. The Lakers entered the game with the best record in the league.

The game, a match up between potential MVP's Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant. Bryant made a strong MVP plea with 39 points but it was not enough to knock off the Heat in the hottest back and forth game of the season with a season record 31 point changes.

Dwyane Wade scored 27 points and 14 assists while Quentin Richardson had a season high 25 points.

Carlos Arroyo (17), jermaine O'Neal (13), and Udonis Haslem (12) also scored double figures for the Heat.

Bryant got help from his teammates with another 5  Lakers in double figures: Derek Fishes (14), Lamar Odom (13), Andrew Bynum (12). Fishers also added 11 rebounds for his team.

Kobe Bryant pulled off a jumper with the clock dying out to send the game into overtime.

O'Neal took responsibility in overtime, making it clear that no one would get by him down the lane, resulting in a crucial charge against Kobey Bryant late in OT. Arroyo also took initiative during the overtime, scoring six of his 17 points in OT.

The last three games between the Heat and Lakers have been decided by three or less points.

The Miami Herald

The Boston Globe

The New York Times

Comments

Advertisement

Sports

  • David Price rumors
    Should the bottom-dwelling Tampa Bay Rays trade or keep pitching ace David Price?
    Video
    MLB Rumors
  • Hottest WNBA players
    Dig in to this WNBA slideshow and see what has Drake so hot and bothered
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Feeling groovy: The truth about Adam Wainwright and the grooved Derek Jeter pitch
    MLB News
  • Rory's dad cashes in
    Rory McIlroy's dad Gerry cashes in on $342,000 bet on son's British Open win
    Golf
  • Bob Burnquist interview
    Examiner exclusive: Skateboarding legend Bob Burnquist talks Dew Tour and Toyota
    Skateboarding
  • 40-year-old cheerleader
    40-year-old mom Kriste Lewis becomes New Orleans Saints cheerleader
    NFL News