A postgame look at the Miami Heat

A look at the Miami Heat after their 98-96 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday:

Record: 21-9.

The Big 3: Dwyane Wade scored 22 points, LeBron James scored all 19 of his points after halftime, and Chris Bosh added 19 for Miami.

Noteworthy: The Heat lost despite scoring having runs of 17 and 13 unanswered points.

Quotable: "All year, we're going to continue to get better, to improve to get to the elite level. We're 30 games in. These elite teams, they've been playing together for a long time." — Dwyane Wade.

Next up: Miami is at Phoenix on Thursday.