Wednesday , Mar , 10 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Miami Heat Team Report – March 10

=== Miami Heat Team Report – March 10 ===

(Sports Network) – Rasual Butler scored 14 of his 19 points in the fourth
quarter, as the Miami Heat defeated the Orlando Magic, 100-89, on Tuesday at
American Airlines Arena.

Eddie Jones also had 19 points for Miami, which has won three in a row after a
four-game losing streak. Lamar Odom contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds and
Brian Grant collected 16 points and 10 boards for the Heat.

Dwyane Wade returned to the Miami lineup after missing three games with a foot
injury. He netted nine points in 22 minutes.

Miami has scored 100-or-more points in three straight games, marking the first
time the club has accomplished that feat since November, 1999.

Jones has scored in double digits in 10 straight contests. He has averaged
16.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists in that span.

The Heat visit the New Orleans Hornets tonight. It will be the third meeting
of the season between the two clubs. Miami has won the two previous games,
winning once at home and once on the road. The teams play again on March 16th
at Miami.

MIA