James leads Heat over Pelicans
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - LeBron James scored 32 points and the Miami Heat used a big second half to run away from the New Orleans Pelicans, 107-88, on Tuesday.
Dwyane Wade added 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for Miami, which outscored the Pelicans 64-39 in the final 24 minutes after trailing by six at halftime. Chris Andersen added 15 points off the bench on 7-of-7 shooting.
The Heat were without starters Mario Chalmers (Achilles) and Shane Battier (quad). Both players are considered day-to-day.
Anthony Davis had 22 points and 12 rebounds in the losing effort. Eric Gordon and Tyreke Evans contributed 15 and 13 points, respectively, as New Orleans lost for the third time in four games.
01/07 22:06:27 ET