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News » Wade carries Heat past Hawks in Game 3 2009-04-26

Wade carries Heat past Hawks in Game 3 2009-04-26

Wade carries Heat past Hawks in Game 3 2009-04-26
MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade swished a 3-pointer, then turned and shook his hand like it was burning.

Monday's games

  • Hawks 81, Heat 71 (Tied 2-2)
  • Nuggets 121, Hornets 63 (Nuggets 3-1)
  • Lakers 107, Jazz 96 (Lakers win 4-1)

Sunday's games

  • Bulls 121, Celtics 118 (2OT) (Tied 2-2)
  • Cavaliers 99, Pistons 78 (Cavs win 4-0)
  • Magic 84, 76ers 81 (Tied 2-2)
  • Rockets 89, Blazers 88 (Rockets 3-1) analysis

  • Playoff results, schedule
  • 2009 NBA Playoff Central
  • Behrendt: Odom key to Lakers' win
  • Rosenberg: Billups over AI for Hall
  • Rosen: Rondo not quite elite PG
  • Rosen: Jazz good; Lakers great
  • Hench: 5 stars for future Finals


  • Monday's playoff highlights


  • Monday's action

But just like in Game 2, when Miami took home-court advantage, Wade hardly had to go it alone. Mario Chalmers scored 15 points, Udonis Haslem came through with 12 points and 13 rebounds, and James Jones finished with 11 points for the Heat.

"It's not so much Wade, but that supporting cast that is making such a difference," Smith said. "If we can't stop them, it's going to make them a very tough team to beat."

Miami hit 12 shots from 3-point range - giving the Heat 27 in the last two games - and outrebounded Atlanta 48-35. For good measure, the Heat were a perfect 17-for-17 from the foul line.

The sellout, noisemaker-clanging, black-clad crowd had cause for mild concern late in the third, when Bibby hit a 3-pointer and Horford followed with a dunk to get Atlanta within 72-61.

The Heat regained control - quickly.

Wade set up Jones for a 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left in the third, found Chalmers for another 3-pointer to open the fourth, and it soon became a full-fledged rout.

The Hawks started the fourth 0-for-7, and when Smith got one to finally drop with 4:50 left, it only cut the deficit to 95-70.

"All of this doesn't really mean anything unless you get this next game," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.

Atlanta left thinking the same thing, that a win Monday changes everything.

"This series is far from over," Bibby said, "but we need to get the next one."


Atlanta's 29-point showing was the third-lowest scoring first half in Hawks playoff history, and the best defensive first half in Heat playoff history. ... Tennis star Venus Williams was in the sellout crowd. ... Haslem had nine rebounds before the game was 9 minutes old. ... The Heat lost F Jamario Moon (abdominal strain) in the second quarter. ... Smith missed his first seven shots.

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Added: April 26, 2009


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