We broke down some of the more intriguing numbers from LAL’s 109-102 loss at Miami:
Percentage of field goals made by Miami, who leads the league in field-goal percentage (50.6). In two contests against the Lakers this season, the Heat is shooting a combined 54.4 percent (86 for 158).
Points for Chris Bosh, a game high. In the fourth quarter when L.A. threatened on a number of occasions, Bosh scored 10 points and made all five of his field goals. In the last five games – all with Dwyane Wade absent from the lineup – Bosh is averaging 23.6 points on 59.5 percent shooting.
Dimes for Kendall Marshall, his sixth double-digit assist performance in the last seven games. Marshall now ranks second in the league in assists per game (9.3), trailing only Chris Paul (11.2).
Straight games of at least 20 points for Pau Gasol, who recorded 22 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals. During that stretch, Gasol is averaging 22.0 points, 12.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.2 steals, while shooting 54.1 percent from the floor.
Missed field goal for Miami in the final 9:45 of the game. The Lakers cut the deficit to four points multiple times down the stretch, but each time, the Heat responded. Miami shot 10 of 14 from the floor in the final frame, with Bosh and LeBron James combining to go 7 for 8.