Miami .- Veteran guard Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and was the figure of the Miami Heat attack that beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-113 and achieved the third consecutive victory in your field.
It was the best score that Wade has achieved in a quarter so far this season and helped the Heat beat the Hawks for the first time in four games that both teams have had this season.
Wade also put two blocks and placed his mark at 1052, including the playoff competition, the best of an escort in the history of the NBA, and also surpassed Michael Jordan by one.
Jordan maintains the best record in the regular season competition with 893 by 877 of the Heat player, who plans to retire at the end of this season.
The guard Josh Richardson reached the 19 points and the forward Justise Winslow contributed another 18 points as third top scorer of the Heat (29-34), which tied with the Charlotte Hornets in the ninth place of the Eastern Conference.
Another guard, Dion Waiters scored 14 points and Canadian center Kelly Olynyk scored 12 points with five rebounds and put a stopper.
Veteran shooting guard Vince Carter also wanted to demonstrate the value of his seniority and finished as the Hawks’ leading scorer with 21 points, all with seven triples he scored.
Carter outscored Reggie Miller in 20th place on the league’s all-time record list with 25,280 points.
Both players are among the seven best triplists in the history of the NBA.
Forward Kent Bazemore reached 18 points, while rookie point guard Trae Young could not get past the 14 points after having shone in previous games, although he handed out eight assists.
Center Dewayne Dedmon scored 14 points with six rebounds and rookie guard Kevin Huerter reached 13.
Wade got three consecutive baskets with suspended shots, including a triple, on the Heat’s 12-2 run and put the Miami team up on the scoreboard with nine points after being down by one and five minutes to go.
But the heat hit the Heat and came Carter with a pair of triples that returned to put the Hawks in the game, which was not decided until Wade made a solo penetration for the partial 114-111.
Although Bazemore scored two personnel shots with nine seconds left by the end of regulation time, the Heat consumed them without any Hawks players needing them and secured the victory, although for the second consecutive game they played without the star base, the Slovenian Goran Dragic, injured. (USA), (EFE)