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Jason Williams scored 22 points, Dwyane Wade added 19 and Alonzo Mourning 16 to lead Miami.

Sean May scored 18 points, Kareem Rush had 15 and Primoz Brezec added 11 for Charlotte, which lost its fourth straight. The Bobcats (2-5) trailed by 20 points with 2:10 remaining before making the final score close.

Charlotte

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24034-8725-368-28212399Bogans 16:530-50-00-1110Okafor 22:130-76-100-4026Brezec 26:525-91-23-31211Knight 26:243-73-40-1419Rush 28:196-151-31-30115Voskuhl 16:363-70-01-2156Carroll 14:413-71-21-4028May 27:345-98-91-55118Felton 13:170-31-20-2231Robinson 16:023-70-00-1116A. Anderson 19:092-64-41-2418Burleson 124-50-00-02311

Percentages: FG .391, FT .694. Three-Point Goals: 6-14, .429 (Burleson 3-4, Rush 2-4, Carroll 1-1, Robinson 0-1, Bogans 0-2, Felton 0-2). Blocked Shots: 5 (Okafor 3, A. Anderson, May). Turnovers: 8 (Robinson 2, Felton 2, Okafor, Rush, Burleson, Voskuhl). Steals: 20 (May 5, Carroll 3, Burleson 3, Felton 3, Bogans, Brezec, Okafor, Robinson, Rush, A. Anderson).

Miami

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24042-7415-2411-562625108Posey 21:022-30-00-7246Haslem 33:256-92-21-110214Mourning 17:086-74-63-60316Williams 28:378-142-21-47022Wade 32:317-155-82-77219Kapono 27:534-40-00-3229Simien 17:242-30-01-2064Payton 26:181-32-22-5634Walker 25:185-130-21-92212Wright 5:251-30-00-1012Barron 2:450-00-00-1000Walsh 2:140-00-20-0000

Percentages: FG .568, FT .625. Three-Point Goals: 9-19, .474 (Williams 4-6, Posey 2-3, Walker 2-6, Kapono 1-1, Payton 0-1, Wade 0-2). Blocked Shots: 7 (Mourning 2, Haslem, Wade, Kapono, Posey, Walker). Turnovers: 26 (Walker 5, Haslem 4, Williams 4, Wade 2, Wright 2, Kapono 2, Payton 2, Posey 2, Barron, Simien, Walsh). Steals: 3 (Wade 2, Williams).

A: 19,600 (19,600). T: 2:19.