LEBRON James had 30 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, Dwyane Wade scored 27 points and the Miami Heat btook care of the Utah Jazz 117-94 on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).
The Heat set a team-best 63.4 percent from the field led by James who made 13 of 17 shots. The win was also Miami's 17th straight victory over a Western Conference opponent, the second-longest regular-season streak by an Eastern Conference team in NBA history. Boston won 20 straight over the West during a nine-month span of 1973.
Chris Bosh added 20 points for the Heat, who moved within two games of Indiana for the East lead and are set to meet the Pacers this week. Norris Cole scored 13 points and Mario Chalmers finished with 12 for Miami.
Alec Burks had a career-high 31 points and Derrick Favors finished with 17 for the Jazz. Enes Kanter tallied 14 points and eight rebounds for Utah, which managed to erect an eight-point lead in the second quarter.