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               === Wade and Heat continue dominance of Magic ===
 
 Miami,  FL  (SportsNetwork.com) - Dwyane Wade  had 24 points to lead the Miami
 Heat to a 112-98 win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday.
 
 LeBron  James,  playing in his second  game since breaking his nose, scored 20
 points  to  go along with  nine rebounds and seven  assists. The Heat have won
 nine  straight over  the Magic  and  swept the  season series  for the  second
 consecutive year.
 
 Chris Bosh posted 17 points in the Heat's seventh consecutive victory overall.
 
 "I'm  in one  of those grooves right  now," said Wade. "(I'm) taking my shots,
 some  of them are  wide-open, some are not, but I'm just taking the shots that
 I'm comfortable with."
 
 Tobias  Harris  finished with 20 points,  while Nikola Vucevic recorded an 18-
 point, 10-rebound double-double in the setback.
 
 Kyle  O'Quinn  contributed 14  points with a  career-high 15 rebounds. Orlando
 couldn't  build off of Wednesday's road win over Philadelphia, which snapped a
 16-game skid away from home for the Magic.
 
 "Anytime  when you're  playing the best teams in the NBA, defending champions,
 you really have to be on your game," said Harris.
 
 With  the  game tied  at 33-33  early in  the second  quarter, Wade scored six
 straight to give the Heat an edge with just under 10 minutes remaining.
 
 Norris Cole and Greg Oden each made a pair of buckets during a 9-2 spurt later
 in  the frame to  give the Heat a 56-45 lead, but Orlando cut into the deficit
 and trailed 61-53 at the break.
 
 Miami  maintained  a healthy advantage  for much of  the third quarter, as the
 Heat  stretched their  lead to 20, 89-69,  following an 11-2 spurt late in the
 stanza.
 
 Orlando  couldn't get  any closer than 12  in the final 12 minutes as the Heat
 cruised to a victory.
 
 Earlier,  the first quarter was a tightly contested affair with the Heat going
 up by as many as seven and Orlando taking a brief lead of three. There was one
 tie  with eight  lead changes and the  Heat brought a 32-30 advantage into the
 second frame.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Heat lead the all-time series 55-44 ... Miami shot a blistering 43-for-74
 (58.1  percent)  from the field  ... Orlando  was 4-for-18 (22.2 percent) from
 beyond the arc ... Miami's largest lead was 23 ... Jameer Nelson dished out 11
 assists for Orlando in the setback.
 
 
 
 03/02 01:05:27 ET