Originally written November 17, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PHOENIX -- Miami's Chris Bosh scored 24 points, and a flu-ridden LeBron James added 21, including the clinching basket in the final minute, as the Heat held off a pair of fourth-quarter rallies Saturday to beat the Phoenix Suns for the fifth straight time, 97-88. James, whose participation was a game-time decision after he came down with the flu Friday, missed 12 of his 20 shots from the field overall and didn't score for the first 15 minutes of play. However, his twisting layup with 45.2 seconds left gave the Heat a 94-88 lead and took all the steam out of the Suns. Shane Battier scored all 12 of his points on 3-pointers, and Mario Chalmers added 11 points for the Heat. Markieff Morris had 14 of his 16 points in the second half, including seven straight late in the third quarter, to rally the Suns from a 15-point deficit. Shannon Brown and Michael Beasley added 14 apiece for Phoenix, which got 51 of its points from the reserves on a night when the starters had little ...
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