Wade scores 25, James takes night off, and Heat top Spurs 121-96 in preseason matchup
MIAMI – Dwyane Wade scored 25 points in 26 minutes, James Jones added 18 and the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-96 in a preseason game Saturday night.
Wade made 10 of 14 shots, plus added seven assists and four rebounds for the Heat, who were without reigning league MVP LeBron James and Ray Allen for the matchup of last season's NBA finalists.
Chris Bosh finished with 17 points on 8-for-10 shooting for Miami. Bosh is shooting 61 percent in the preseason, averaging 17 points in six games.
Kawhi Leonard scored 17 for the Spurs, while Marco Belinelli added 15 and Manu Ginobili scored 13. Spurs guard Tony Parker didn't have a point or an assist in 18 minutes.
Michael Beasley scored 12 and Norris Cole added 10 for Miami.