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Heat Take it Out on Dallas

Mar 30th, 2012 - Sports News

UNDATED (AP)— They won't be unfurling any championship banner for it, but the Miami Heat gained a measure of revenge against the Dallas Mavericks in their first meeting in Miami since the Mavs won their first NBA title last June.

LeBron James and Chris Bosh each finished with 19 points and nine rebounds, Dwyane (dwayn) Wade and Udonis Haslem (yoo-DAH'-nihs HAZ'-lehm) scored 16 apiece as the Heat extended their home winning streak to 15 with a 106-85 win.

Mario Chalmers scored 12 points and Norris Cole added 10 for Miami, which swept its two games with Dallas this season and snapped a two-game losing streak.

Dirk Nowitzki (noh-VIHT'-skee) scored 25 for Dallas, but was held to 1-for-9 shooting in the second half. Lamar Odom had 12 for the Mavericks, who were outrebounded 44-29 and were held to only two fast-break points.

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