James, Heat down Mavs

Updated: November 15, 2013

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – The Dallas Mavericks, Miami’s opponent in the
2011 NBA Finals, are the last team to defeat the Heat in a playoff series.

Miami hasn’t lost to the Mavs since.

LeBron James had 39 points, six rebounds and four assists as the Heat downed
the Mavericks, 110-104, on Friday night.

Dallas defeated Miami in six games in the 2011 NBA Finals, but have dropped
all five of their regular-season tilts to the Heat since. Miami beat Dallas in
the 2006 NBA Finals in six games.

Dwyane Wade had eight of Miami’s 19 steals and netted 17 points to go with
eight assists in the triumph.

The Heat have won five of their last six contests.

Dirk Nowitzki poured in 28 points to lead Dallas, which fell to 3-1 against
the Eastern Conference this season.