MIAMI — LeBron James scored 24 of his 35 points in the second half, Dwyane Wade added 28 and the Miami Heat used a late 14-0 run to pull away and beat the Boston Celtics 102-91 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
Chris Bosh finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds for Miami, which leads the best-of-seven 2-0. Game 3 is Saturday in Boston.
Boston tied the game at 80 on a pair of free throws by Paul Pierce with 7:10 left. The Celtics missed their next six shots and Miami pulled away.
Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and added 12 assists for Boston, which got 16 points from Kevin Garnett and 13 from Pierce.