A win for Miami Heat against the Brooklyn Nets

Amanda Palazzolo, Writer and Author

The Miami Heat haven’t been playing that good lately and this game changed it all they ended the game 116-113.  Goran Dragic scored 19 points and knocked down a key shot that helped the Miami Heat hold onKendrick Nunn scored 21 point and Bam Adebayo had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Heat, who won consecutive games for the first time since Feb 1-3. Dragic said, “Tonight was little bit shaky but we are happy with the win, especially with how we defend on the last possession”Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 point but threw away a pass in the closing seconds for the Nets, who have lost four straight and dropped to 2-6 in the second games of a back-to-back. Miami then in led by 14 points with 8:31 left in the game and it was trimmed to one with 11 seconds left. Dinwiddie’s layup with 1:20 left pulled the Nets within 112-110 – the closest they had been since the second quarter. 

Brooklyn had the chance to go ahead on its next possession, but Taurean Prince missed a 3 and Dragic knocked down a jumper from the free throw line for a 114-110 lead with 13 seconds left. Joe Harris countered with a 3 with 11 seconds remaining to cut it to 114-113 before Jimmy Butler split a pair of free throws to push to lead to 115-113. Dinwiddie’s onehanded pass went sailing out of bounds on the next possession, ending the Net’s comeback hopes. Brooklyn’s Caris LeVert, who was questionable coming into the game with a righthand contusion, he then scored 15 points and capped a productive month, averaging 21.2 points in February. And last but not least, Miami, which was also playing on consecutive day, led 57-49 at halftime after Dragic hit a running 3-pointer at the buzzer. 

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