LeBron James and Dwyane Wade finished the first half with 15 points apiece as the Miami Heat took a 69-54 lead over the Boston Celtics at halftime. Boston trailed by three after one quarter, but Miami outscored the C's 39-27 in the quarter.
Ray Allen has been lights out so far for the Celtics, making 5-of-7 shots and 4-of-5 threes for a game-high 18 points. Rajon Rondo has 12 points and five assists and Keyon Dooling scored eight points off the bench for Boston. Kevin Garnett finished with six points and one rebound in 14 minutes whiel Sasha Pavlovic had three points in eight minutes.
Boston made 18-of-35 field goals to shoot 51.4 percent, but the C's turned the ball over 15 times and were out-rebounded by the Heat, 19-13. The Heat are shooting 65.7 percent (23-for-35) from the floor and 83.3 percent (5-for-6) from three.
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