Chris Bosh had 25 points and eight rebounds to lead Miami against Sacramento.
Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) -
Chris Bosh had 25 points and eight rebounds as the Miami Heat defeated the Sacramento Kings for a 10th straight time, 122-103, on Friday night.
Dwyane Wade netted 20 points to go with five assists and three steals, while LeBron James tallied 18 points, eight assists and six boards for Miami, which has won six of its last seven games and became the fifth team to reach 20 wins.
The Heat's 122 points scored was a season high. They shot 61.4 percent (51- of-83) from the floor, registered 70 points in the paint -- also a season high -- and netted 32 points on 20 Sacramento turnovers.
Stick a fork in Lakers, but not Kobe
By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -
Kobe Bryant has been sidelined again by a serious leg injury and that leads to questions about the end, both for his Hall of Fame career and the Los Angeles Lakers season.
Let's answer them briefly.
First, no freaking chance at all Bryant goes out like this.
Secondly, no freaking chance on Earth the Lakers make the postseason.
Bryant is not the type of person to leave the sport on crutches. In the game where he suffered a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, a win in Memphis on Tuesday, Bryant played almost seven minutes in the fourth quarter after he thought he hyperextended the knee.