Originally written November 05, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
MIAMI - The Heat's philosophy this season is simple: Catch us if you can. Miami's defense was better Monday night than it had been in earlier game, but still hasn't been as sharp as it was during last season's championship run. But when you can score like the Heat can, who needs stops? The Heat gave up 53 first-half points Monday night and still cruised to a 124-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns. The Heat improved to 3-1, including 3-0 at home. The Suns (1-3) lost their second straight game, both on the road in the state of Florida. It was not the way former Heat coach Alvin Gentry wanted to celebrate his 58th birthday. Now in his fourth full season coaching the Suns, Gentry watched his team get overwhelmed by the Heat's blistering shooting. The Heat's LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points and also had a game-high 11 rebounds. Dwyane Wade had 22 points. Chris Bosh had 18 points, all of them in the first half. And Mario Chalmers had nine points,...
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