Halfway there: Miami tops Nets in Game 2, 94-82

Halfway there: Miami tops Nets in Game 2, 94-82

May 8th, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce (34) looks for an open teammate past the Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) and Chris Bosh during their NBA Eastern Conference semifinals game Thursday night in Miami. Miami won 94-82 for a 2-0 series lead.

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MIAMI - LeBron James scored 22 points, Chris Bosh added 18 and the Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 on Thursday night.

Dwyane Wade had 14 and Ray Allen scored 13 for the Heat, who tied a franchise record with their eighth straight playoff victory.

Mirza Teletovic set a Nets playoff record with six 3-pointers, on his way to a 20-point night off the bench. Shaun Livingston scored 15, Paul Pierce had 13 and Joe Johnson added 13 more for the Nets.

Game 3 is Saturday night in Brooklyn.