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LeBron James had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 105-82 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night. Chris Bosh had 18 points and seven rebounds as the Heat completed a three-game season-series sweep of Charlotte. Miami led by 22 after three quarters and rested James, who also had five assists, the entire final period. The Heat, playing without Dwyane Wade again due to an ankle injury, improved to 11-1 in the star guard's absence. He is expected back for Sunday's game at New York. Derrick Brown had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead Charlotte, which lost its 15th straight. The Bobcats trailed 33-19 after the first quarter and got no closer than 15 points in the second half. Miami was also without starting forward Udonis Haslem (stomach virus) and reserve forward Mike Miller (ankle). The absences forced Miami to have its third different starting lineup in three games. Swingman James Jones (six points on 2 for 7 shooting) started for Wade, and cent...
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