Dwyane Wade scored 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 and the Miami Heat beat New York, 104-94, on Monday night, sending the visiting Knicks to an NBA-record-tying 12th straight postseason loss.
LeBron James finished with 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Heat, who lead the Eastern Conference first-round series two games to none.
Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points on 12-for-26 shooting for New York, which got 18 points from Amar'e Stoudemire and 13 each from Tyson Chandler and J.R. Smith.
Pacers even series
David West had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help the host Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic, 93-78, on Monday night and even the Eastern Conference first-round series at one game apiece.
Danny Granger and George Hill each added 18 points and Paul George had 17 points for Indiana.
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Game 2 of the opening-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks.
The NBA announced its decision Monday, less than 24 hours after Rondo stuck out his chest to bump referee Marc Davis while complaining about a call in the final minute of Boston's 83-74 loss in Game 1.
The Memphis Grizzlies have a hangover so bad sleep was almost impossible, and they can only hope two days can help them shake the sick feeling of blowing a 27-point lead right along with home-court advantage to open the playoffs.
Zach Randolph couldn't sleep, so he watched himself miss an easy layup late in Sunday night's 99-98 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on tape. He feels he had the worst playoff game of his career with six points and the memory of a badly missed short jumper where the ball sailed over the basket, never coming close.
Silas out in Charlotte
The Charlotte Bobcats have decided not to renew coach Paul Silas' contract after the team finished 7-59 this season for the worst winning percentage in league history (. 106).
- Associated Press