NBA Playoffs: Miami Heat Now Up 2-0 vs New York Knicks with Game 2 Win

By on May 1, 2012 in Basketball, Sports Comments
NBA Playoffs Results: LeBron James scored 19 points in Game 2

NBA Playoffs: LeBron James, 19 points in Game 2
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Dwyane Wade led Miami Heat to a game two NBA Playoffs first round series victory over the New York Knicks,104-94, on Monday, April 30, 2012, according to NBA.com. The game two result sends the Knicks to an NBA-record-tying 12th straight postseason loss.

Wade scored 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 and Miami beat New York on Monday night at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL.

LeBron James finished the game with 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Heat, who now leads the Eastern Conference first-round series 2-0.

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points on 12-for-26 shooting for New York, which got 18 points from Amare Stoudemire and 13 points apiece from Tyson Chandler and J.R. Smith.

The only other team to lose 12 straight playoff games is the Memphis Grizzlies, who dropped their first dozen postseason contests from 2004 through 2006.

New York‘s last postseason win came April 29, 2001.

Monday night was Miami‘s 57th straight home postseason sellout game.

Game 3 of the NBA Playoffs first round series between the Heat and Knicks is scheduled on Thursday in New York.



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