Heat win finals rematch, top Dallas 106-85

March 29, 2012 - 10:47 PM
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Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) goes to the basket against the Dallas Mavericks during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Thursday, March 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James and Chris Bosh each finished with 19 points and nine rebounds, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem scored 16 apiece and the Miami Heat extended their home winning streak to 15 with a 106-85 win over the Dallas Mavericks in an NBA finals rematch on Thursday night.

Mario Chalmers scored 12 points and Norris Cole added 10 for Miami, which swept its two games with Dallas this season and snapped a two-game losing streak.

Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 for Dallas, but was held to 1-for-9 shooting in the second half. Lamar Odom had 12 for the Mavericks, who were outrebounded 44-29 and were held to only two fast-break points.

Miami outscored Dallas 26-13 in the fourth quarter to cap the win.