Monday , Dec , 13 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Miami Heat Team Report – December 13

=== Miami Heat Team Report – December 13 ===

(Sports Network) – The Miami Heat go for their fifth straight win tonight, as
they welcome Antawn Jamison and the surprising Washington Wizards to
AmericanAirlines Arena for the first of a home-and-home set.

This is the third meeting of the season between the two teams. The Heat were
victorious in the previous two contests, as they pick up a win on the road and
at home. The Wizards and Heat will meet for the final time during the regular
season on Wednesday at the MCI Center.

Overall in this series, the Heat have won six straight and seven of the last
10 contests. Washington has lost three straight and five of its last six at

On Sunday, Dwyane Wade finished with 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists
to lead Miami to a 106-98 win over the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada
Centre. Shaquille O’Neal scored 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds for
the Heat, who have won four straight and five of their last six games. Udonis
Haslem contributed 17 points and eight boards.

Wade has scored in double-digits in all 20 games that he has played in this
season. He leads the Heat in scoring (23.8 ppg) and assists (7.5 apg).

The Heat are 7-3 as the host this season.