Philippines, 21 Nov 2019
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


NBA -- LeBron's triple-double carries Heat over Raptors in OT


PhilBoxing.com




TORONTO -- Pushed to the limit by the struggling Toronto Raptors, the defending NBA champions Miami Heat relied on their big-game experience and superior talent to walk away with a 123-116 overtime victory Wednesday night at the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami.

Strutting the stuff that MVPs are made of, LeBron James led the Heat with a rare triple-double -- 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Sidekick Dwyane Wade made matters worse for the upset-minded Raptors as the eight-time All-Star aided James with 35 points, five rebounds and seven assists. Chris Bosh, the other link of Miami's fabled Big Three, tallied 12 points and 12 rebounds.

"You're talking about the elite players in the world, not the league, the world. I thought our guys battled, scratched and tried to keep up. Man-for-man, it's hard for us to match up with them. We've got to them with different looks and we gave up something, which was open shots,".Raptors head coach Dwane Casey told NBA.com about his sentiments on James and Wade.

Adding to Casey's and the Raptors' woes was the stellar performance of gunner Ray Allen, The former Celtics guard chalked 18 points, drilling four of seven threes. Allen's dagger 3 with 59.3 seconds left in overtime capped a 10-0 Heat run that put Miami ahead for good, 120-114.

Heat point guard Mario Chalmers also acquitted himself well, 14 points and three assists.

Alan Anderson paced the Raptors with 20 points while point guard Jose Calderon finished with 17 and three assists. Terrence Ross chipped in 16.

With the win, the Heat remained on top of the Eastern Conference with a 27-12 won-lost slate. The Raptors dropped in the bottom of the Atlantic Division at 15-27. (RC)

LeBron James' 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists powered the Miami Heat over the Toronto Raptors in overtime, 123-116, Wednesday night at the Miami Airlines Arena.



Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rob Cruz.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Prodigy Twins Angel and Chavez Barrientes Make Pro Debuts
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ II & LEO SANTA CRUZ VS. MIGUEL FLORES FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • MONSTER RATINGS - INOUE EARNS POUND-FOR-POUND TOP SPOT AFTER ALI TROPHY TRIUMPH
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • DIEGO DE LA HOYA RETURNS AGAINST RENSON ROBLES IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON FACEBOOK WATCH
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • RYDER READY TO SHATTER SMITH’S ANFIELD DREAM
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • MEXICAN STAR JAIME MUNGUIA TO MAKE MIDDLEWEIGHT DEBUT AGAINST IRISH PUNCHER GARY 'SPIKE' O'SULLIVAN
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • Friday: Jack Catterall, Vijender Singh and Golden Contract Super Lightweight Quarterfinals LIVE on ESPN+
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • NBA Daily: LeBron Makes History, as Lakers Subdue Thunder 112-107
    By Reylan Loberternos, Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • November 30: Carlos Adames-Patrick Teixeira Junior Middleweight World Title Eliminator Heads to The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas LIVE on ESPN+
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • World Ranked Welterweight Mykal Fox Headlines Takes on Johnny Arellano on Friday, December 6th at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
    By , Thu, 21 Nov 2019
  • Bulacan to fight Sabalde on Nov. 23 in Tagum
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • MANNY ROBLES III LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • Two WKN titles are on the line this Sunday at La Nuit des Titans 2019 in Farciennes, Belgium
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • SCARFF: IF I BOX MY BEST I WIN THIS FIGHT
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • The Past Week in Action 19 November 2019
    By Eric Armit, Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • DEONTAY WILDER & LUIS ORTIZ MAKE GRAND ARRIVALS AT MGM GRAND AHEAD OF FOX SPORTS PBC PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • Grudge Match: Jesse Hart-Joe Smith Jr. to Clash in Light Heavyweight Showdown at Hard Rock Atlantic City January 11 Live on ESPN
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • CHESS: Antonio splits the point but 2 Pinoys falter in World Seniors Chess Championships
    By Marlon Bernardino, Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • EVAN “YUNG HOLY” HOLYFIELD FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY IN HOUSTON
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • Trilogy on Donaire’s mind
    By Joaquin Henson, Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • NBA Daily: Doncic’s 42-Point Triple-Double Powers Mavs Past Spurs 117-110
    By Reylan Loberternos, Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • CHRIS EUBANK JR. & MATT KOROBOV TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • OMAR JUAREZ TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
    By , Wed, 20 Nov 2019
  • MATCHROOM PARTNER WITH BOXPARK TO STAGE OFFICIAL RUIZ VS. JOSHUA 2 SCREENINGS
    By , Tue, 19 Nov 2019


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2019 philboxing.com.