The Miami Heat extended their winning streak to eight games with a 104-96 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at American Airlines Arena on Monday night. The Heat were able to beat the Nets for the second time in the last five days.
Brooklyn(9-39) pulled out to a 32-28 advantage after one quarter and were ahead 52-39 midway through the second quarter. Miami(19-30) responded with 17 consecutive points and finished the first half up 56-52. The Heat led 84-77 after three quarters and held on the rest of the way. Goran Dragic had a team-high 20 points and eight assists for Miami.