After he sat out most of the fourth quarter, looks like LeBron's averages are going to be messed up again. A chase-down block on an Isaiah Thomas attempt in the second quarter was just plain mean. Then on the next play, he served up an alley-oop pass from 70 feet away that was just plain unfair. Then he threw down a thunderous dunk that was, well ... you get the idea.
And the first-half tear continues. Wade was in video game mode before halftime once again, throwing alley-oops and finishing alley-oops. He didn't taper off after the first-half rush this time and thrived as the facilitator when he wasn't putting up buckets. There's no parallel for Wade's efficiency these days. Supreme outing from Wade.
A step in the right direction. It's been tough for Bosh to find his spots recently while LeBron and Wade are busy creating nightmares for their opponents. Miami needed some extra production in the paint against a porous defense, and he led the fourth-quarter charge with LeBron and Wade on the bench.
It appears Chalmers is warming up for the 3-point contest. Before the game, Erik Spoelstra said Chalmers is often the last person to leave the gym and never misses an opportunity to get some extra work on his shot. The work has paid off, as Chalmers shot 6-for-12 from downtown. More assists would be nice, but his Steve Kerr act continues.
They came to play. For a while there, it was more than you could say for the Heat. The Kings sliced through the Heat defense and routinely maneuvered their way to the rim. Rookie Isaiah Thomas' five triples in the third quarter drew audible gasps from the Miami crowd. Off night for DeMarcus Cousins but an amazing one by Thomas, the 2011 draft's Mr. Irrelevant.