The Morning After: Bosh Powers Miami, Blazers Keep Rolling

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

Chris Bosh nailed a three to send the game into OT, and Mario Chalmers scored 22 of his 29 after the third quarter as the Miami Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks in triple overtime.  Out west, Gerald Wallace and LaMarcus Aldridge’s combined 59 points was better than Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum’s combined 51 as the Portland Trailblazers beat the LA Lakers.

The Big Performers

Chris Bosh (MIA): 33 pts, 14 reb 5 ast
Brandon Jennings (MIL): 31 pts, 7 ast
Gerald Wallace (POR): 31 pts, 5 reb
Kobe Bryant (LAL): 30 pts, 8 reb

The Big Highlights

 Tyreke Evans twists and turns his way through the lane for the layup

Chris Bosh sends the game into OT

The Big Game

Trailblazers 107 – Lakers 97

Box Score      Recap 
POR:  LaMarcus Aldridge – 28 pts, 10 reb.  Jamal Crawford – 17 pts
LAL:  Andrew Bynum – 21 pts, 12 reb.  Pau Gasol – 19 pts, 7 reb

Portland 107, L.A. Lakers 96: Gerald Wallace fends off Kobe Bryant | via kwout

Bynum rising, but double-team troubles await  – The Orange County Register via kwout

The Rest of the Games

Heat 116
Hawks 109 (3 OT)     Game Trax

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade both sit out 3 OT win over Atlanta 

Mavericks 71
Spurs 93     Game Trax 

Dirk Nowitzki held to 6 points as Mavs fall to 3-5

Bucks  100
Kings  103     Game Trax

Kings outscore Bucks by 17 in the 4th to notch first post-Westphal win