Every morning, we’ll have a look at the previous night’s action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web.
The Big Headline
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade powered the Miami Heat to a huge first half lead, but Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo led a second half comeback. The difference, though, was rookie Norris Cole who scored six of his 20 points, and had a key steal of a Boston in-bounds play, in the final 1:31. Meanwhile, out west, the LA Lakers got their first win of the season by pounding on the Utah Jazz.
The Big Performer
Kevin Love had 31 points on 6-18 fg and 19-24 ft to go along with 20 rebounds (9 offensive).
The Big Highlights
Dwyane Wade and LeBron connect… again.
Kobe Bryant crosses Raja Bell over, jumps off the wrong foot, and finishes
The Big Game
Heat 115 – Celtics 107
The Rest Of The Games
Kobe Bryant’s 26 and Pau Gasol’s 22 fuel Lakers to blowout win for their first W of the season
LaMarcus Aldridge and Gerald Wallace combined for 49 points and 16 rebounds as the Blazers cruised
Brandon Jennings had 24 points and 7 assists to lead four Bucks in double figures as the Bucks overcame Kevin Love’s 31 point, 20 rebound night
Six Hawks hit double figures as the Hawks stormed out to a 17 point first quarter lead, that grew to 22 by halftime.