Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/12
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DENVER -- Travel-weary and down a star player, the Miami Heat didn't appear likely to end their futility in Denver on Thursday. However, thanks to a great all-around game from LeBron James and some pinpoint shooting from his supporting cast, the Heat built a huge lead and held on to beat the Nuggets 98-93 despite playing without guard Dwyane Wade. James finished with 27 points and 12 assists, and Shane Battier scored 18 points, all on 3-pointers, to help the Heat win in the Mile High City for the first time since James was a high school junior. The Heat lost Wednesday night to the Clippers in Los Angeles, while the Nuggets hadn't played since Monday. "This is a tough building to play in, especially when you get in at 5 in the morning, because the altitude is nothing to play with," James said. "So I just tried to go to another level. I just tried to find a little bit of energy to help our team win the ballgame, and fortunately I was able to do that." Andre Miller and JaVale...
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