LeBron James scored 32 points to go with six rebounds and five assists as the Miami Heat beat the Houston Rockets, 114-108, on Wednesday. The win was Miami's third straight and ends Houston's two-game winning streak.
The Heat had the lead at halftime, and held it throughout the second half. The Rockets cut the lead to six with less than three minutes remaining, then three points with 30 seconds remaining, but couldn't get closer.
James Harden led Houston with 36 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Omer Asik had 15 points and 14 rebounds. Houston's other three starters scored in double figures, as well. Patrick Patterson scored 15 points, and both Chandler Parsons and Jeremy Lin had 13.
Miami shot 49 percent for the game, and the Rockets shot 48 percent.