James and Heat take down struggling Nuggets

Updated: December 30, 2013

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – LeBron James scored 26 points to go along
with 10 assists to lead the Miami Heat to a 97-94 win over the Denver Nuggets
from Pepsi Center.

Chris Bosh scored 17 points on the heels of his Eastern Conference Player of
the Week honor, while Ray Allen added 13 points off the bench in the win,
Miami’s eighth victory in its last nine tilts..

Dwyane Wade netted 12 points, but left early in the third quarter with back
spasms and did not return.

Ty Lawson matched James with 26 points and added seven assists for Denver,
which is in the midst of season-high seven-game losing streak.

Wilson Chandler and Darrell Arthur each chipped in with 13 points, while JJ
Hickson recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.