Thursday , Dec , 09 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Miami Heat Team Report – December 9

=== Miami Heat Team Report – December 9 ===

(Sports Network) – Udonis Haslem scored 20 points, pulled down a game-high
13 rebounds and dished out six assists, leading the Miami Heat to a 101-96 win
over the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.

Shaquille O’Neal added 18 points and six boards, while Dwyane Wade and Damon
Jones both had 17 points for the Heat, who have won three of their last four
games overall and four in a row against the Bucks.

Haslem sank all 12 of his free throws, Wade handed out 10 assists and Rasual
Butler scored 14 points in the win.

The Heat improved to 11-2 versus the Eastern Conference this season. Miami has
won eight of the last 13 meetings with the Bucks. Miami also improved to 10-0
when scoring 100 or more points and became the first team in the East to reach
the 13-win plateau.

Haslem has scored in double-digits in two of his last three games. He is
averaging 9.3 rebounds per game in his last three contests.

Miami is off until Friday when it host the Memphis Grizzlies. It is the first
of two meetings between the squads. The Heat and Grizzlies will play again on
April 8th at FedExForum.

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