The Brooklyn Nets blew an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter as the Miami Heat completed a 109-106 comeback victory at Barclays Center on Wednesday night. The Heat moved their season-long winning streak to five games. Both clubs entered the contest with the two worst records in the Eastern Conference.
Miami(16-30) started out well with a 34-30 lead after one quarter. The Nets responded and had over a ten-point margin at halftime 66-55. Brooklyn(9-36) was able to extend their lead to 89-71 after three quarters. The Heat outscored the Nets 38-17 in the fourth quarter to get the win. Dion Waiters led Miami with a team-high 24 points and eight rebounds.