New York, NY (SportsNetwork. Allan Houston Jersey .com) - Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter to help the Miami Heat pull out an 86-79 road win over the New York Knicks on Sunday. Wade also had five assists and five rebounds and Chris Bosh had 20 points and nine boards for Miami, which has won three of its last four games. Luol Deng posted 10 points and 10 boards. Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 31 points while the other four starters combined for 20 points on 9-for-29 from the field in yet another New York loss. The struggling Knicks have dropped four straight and fell 4-14 on the season. I just went out there, I was trying not to think about it, said Anthony, who missed the previous two games with back pain. We thought we missed some shots that were right there. Amare Stoudemire had 19 points and 12 rebounds off the bench. New York trailed by four through three quarters and got within two on multiple occasions early in the fourth, but never got over the hump. Wade scored eight of nine Miami points during a 9-4 swing that left the visitors with a 79-69 lead with 3:34 to play. New York made one final push, as Jose Calderon hit a jumper and Anthony scored twice. Miami then took a timeout but Bosh missed a short jumper and Stoudemire got a tip to go at the other end to get New York back within two. Bosh then got a friendly roll on the games biggest shot. His 3-ball from the left wing with 1:07 to play bounced off the front of the rim and backboard before falling through. I understand that in the fourth quarter, Chris and myself are going to be the guys that our team is going to be looking at to bring it home, Wade said. Thats the only quarter that I can really be selfish. Miami shot 4-of-6 from the foul line in the final 20 seconds, and Calderons uncontested layup was all the Knicks got from there. The Heat jumped out to a 10-2 lead. Twice in the first quarter the Knicks were back within two following Anthony baskets, but the Heat never trailed. James Ennis scored seven quick points in the early stages of the second quarter and Josh McRoberts hit a 3 as Miami opened up a 31-19 lead. McRoberts found the range again out of a timeout, hitting a deep triple before both teams went more than two minutes without a point. When the spell was finally broken, Deng split a pair of free throws and Bosh drove in for a layup to make it 37-21. The halftime margin was 42-34, and Miami led 63-59 after three. Game Notes Calderon had nine points, 10 rebounds and six assists ... New York won the rebounding margin, 50-41 ... The Knicks shot 35.2 percent (31-for-88) from the floor, including 3-for-24 from 3-point range. Dick Van Arsdale Jersey .Lets go back to the Avs, who have become one of the funnest teams to watch in this years playoffs. Bernard King Jersey . Woods said Friday that his charity event, which attracts a world-class field even without being part of any tour, will move in December 2014 to Isleworth, the course where he honed his professional game from 1996 until moving away to south Florida two years ago.CLEVELAND - The NBA All-Star weekend is the unofficial halfway mark of the NBA season and to say Anthony Bennetts rookie campaign hasnt gone quite as expected so far would be an understatement. The 20-year-old rookie from Toronto, the first Canadian ever selected with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft when the Cleveland Cavaliers grabbed him in 2013, has had anything but a storybook beginning to his professional career. While the rest of the NBAs best and brightest spent their weekend in New Orleans for All-Star festivities, Bennett was just the second No. 1 pick to not be selected for the annual Rising Stars game, composed of the leagues best rookie and sophomore players since Washingtons Kwame Brown in 2001. Bennett is patient when asked about his struggles. After starting his professional career 0-for-15 from the floor, hes had to get used to talking about it. "Well, its not the way I planned it to go, I can say that," Bennett said. "Im pretty sure everything will turn around soon. Im working hard and Ive got my teammates with me. The coaching staff has been helping me a lot so Ive just got to keep my head up and go hard." While his start hasnt been ideal, Bennett has faced the music and remained calm amid pressures and criticisms coming from all angles. Speaking in the Cavaliers locker room before a recent game in Cleveland, Bennett was frank about his struggles this season, while also confident that the tide was turning. "Its overwhelming, but Im pretty level headed," Bennett said. "Ive got nice teammates who have been in the league a few years. They can tell me a lot of what theyve been through. Ive been humble, level headed and working every day." The advice from teammates and coaches is the same: keep working. A visit to the Cavaliers practice facility showed he is taking that advice to heart. Long after everyone else has left the floor, Bennett remained. Practising free throws under the watchful eye of an assistant coach, Bennett looked like any other NBA rookie. "Everybody has had their part," Bennett said of the Cavaliers organization. "Helping me with my game, shooting after practice, or pulling me aside and giving me pointers here and there. Everybody has been really helpful." Injuring his shoulder prior to the NBA Draft, Bennetts rookie season was derailed before it began. Missing the Las Vegas SSummer League where rookies get their first taste of NBA life, while also being unable to train during the offseason, Bennett came into the Cavaliers training camp with extra weight to accompany the extra pressure that every first overall pick carries with him. Johnny Green Jersey. . Playing sparingly at the beginning of the season, Bennett has worked hard to shed the extra pounds and get into game shape so hes ready to go when his name is called. Last Tuesday night, in a victory against the Sacramento Kings, Bennett posted his best performance to date, recording 19 points and 10 rebounds. He followed up the next night with a two-point, two-rebound performance. Bennetts roller-coaster experience serves as a reminder of the patience necessary when drafting young players each year. With half a season behind him, Bennett is starting to get a feel for what to expect each night he steps onto the floor as a pro. "In college it would be one game, someones a seven-footer, but the next game someone is six-foot-six," Bennett said. "Everyone is pretty much the same size now. Youve got to go hard every time." In addition to staying after practice for extra work, Bennett often returns for a second session. How does the first overall pick deal with the lows that have accompanied his season thus far? With a little help from his hometown friends. "My close friends from back home, theyve been with me from the start, before this [being in the NBA], so they see my ups, they see my downs. They know what Im going through." After a game where he hasnt performed well, or even gotten the chance to get off the bench, they are the ones who help keep Bennett focused on whats in front of him. "Every time I have a bad game or am feeling down, I hit them up and they tell me to keep staying with it," Bennett said. "Theyll come out here and after bad games theyll go with me straight to the gym. Thats something thats really helpful for me and Im thankful for it." As Bennett begins to show flashes of why the Cavaliers wanted him in the first place, he isnt allowing an unexpectedly difficult beginning make him lose sight of the fact that hes living his NBA dream. "Its a huge honour. Its a blessing, you know? I just cant let this opportunity slide for me. I have to work hard every day. This is my job. I have to work hard and be happy about it." ' ' '
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