Heat take down Knicks for 8th straight win

It was a long night for NBA's newest sensation Star trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris 88 triumph over the New York Knicks.

Bosh led the Heat with 25 points, James filled the stat sheet with 20 points, nine rebounds, eight assists, five steals and two blocks while Wade registered 22 points to go with five boards and five assists.

During its winning streak, Miami has won all eight contests by at least 12 points.

Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole did a stellar job of persistently flustering Lin, and Miami continually frustrated him with its trapping defense.

Lin was just 1-of-11 from the floor and turned the ball over eight times. He had eight points and three assists for New York, which has lost two of its last three games.