March 26, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) shoots the ball against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana defeated Miami 105-90. Mandatory credit: Michael Hickey-US PRESSWIRE

Mavericks Vs. Heat: Miami Easily Wins NBA Finals Rematch, 106-85

In a rematch of the 2011 NBA Finals, the Miami Heat hammered the Dallas Mavericks, 106-85.

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Mavericks Vs. Heat Final Score: Miami's Hot Fourth Quarter Secures 106-85 Win

The Miami Heat have been known for their less-than-clutch play in the fourth quarter of some of their biggest games in the LeBron James/Dwyane Wade/Chris Bosh era. Against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, the Heat made that argument moot for a night with a fantastic fourth quarter that led to a 106-85 victory.

James, Bosh, and Wade had 54 combined points, with no player scoring more than 19, but the story of the night was Miami's fourth quarter: the Heat doubled up their 2011 NBA Finals foes in the period 26-13, turning a close game into a laugher by the game's final moments. James had a typically brilliant all-around game as well, adding nine rebounds, five assists and two steals.

Dirk Nowitzki's 25 points paced the Mavs, but he got little help from the rest of Dallas' roster. The other four Mavs starters combined to go 11-for-28 from the field, scoring just 27 points.

For more on the Mavericks, head over to Mavs Moneyball. For more on Miami, please check out Peninsula Is Mightier, SB Nation's Heat blog. For more on this and every other NBA game, please head over to the SB Nation basketball hub page.

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