Atlanta, GA – Dwyane Wade scored all 21 of his points in a 87, in a Southeast Division showdown at Philips Arena.
LeBron James chipped in 23 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, while Chris Bosh added 14 points and 16 boards for Miami, which was able to rest its star triumvirate in the fourth quarter.
The division-leading Heat led by as many as 32 against the second-place Hawks. They outscored them at the foul line, 26-6 and won the battle on the glass, 52-38.
Willie Green scored 17 points off the bench to pace Atlanta, while Joe Johnson netted 12 in defeat. Marvin Williams and Josh Smith combined for 14 points on 6-of-21 (29 percent) shooting.