Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/7/12
MIAMI -- The Brooklyn Nets have the second-biggest payroll in the NBA, but the team that was on the money Wednesday night was the Miami Heat. Miami defeated the Nets 103-73 to raise its record to 4-1, including 4-0 at home. The Nets are 1-2. The Heat have beaten the Nets 11 consecutive times. The top payroll in the league belongs to the Lakers, followed by Brooklyn with its All-Star backcourt of Deron Williams and Joe Johnson and its highly compensated center, Brook Lopez. The Heat is fourth in salaries. However, instead of a high-powered shootout between two star-powered teams, the Heat dominated Wednesday's game by playing tough defense and getting out on the fast break. Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 22 points. LeBron James posted 20 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists in just 30 minutes. The Heat lead the league in scoring and have totaled at least 100 points in four of their five games. Limiting the Nets to 73 points was the Heat's best defensive effort of the seas...
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