Miami Heat Team Report – March 15
=== Miami Heat Team Report – March 15 ===
(Sports Network) – Eddie Jones scored a team-high 23 points to lead the
Miami Heat over the New Jersey Nets, 104-95, in an Atlantic Division battle at
Caron Butler added 18 points and six rebounds for the Heat, who have won five
of their last six games.
Rafer Alston made three triples and tied a Miami franchise record set by Tim
Hardaway with at least one three-pointer in 33 consecutive games.
Before Sunday’s game the Heat activated center Wang Zhi-Zhi and placed guard
Bimbo Coles on the injured list with a sore back.
The Heat are off until Tuesday when they host the New Orleans Hornets. It will
be the fourth and final meeting of the season between the two squads. The Heat
are 2-1 against the Hornets this season.
Jones has scored in double digits in 13 straight games. He has averaged 17.1
points in that span.