Season-best for Wade on return

Dwyane Wade scores 27 points in his return to the lineup as the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks in the NBA.

    Wade (#3) had missed the Heat's last seven games with a hamstring injury [Getty Images]
    Wade (#3) had missed the Heat's last seven games with a hamstring injury [Getty Images]

    Dwyane Wade scored a season-best 27 points in his return to the Miami Heat in a 86-79 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

    Wade missed the Heat's last seven games with a hamstring injury. Without the all-star guard in the lineup, Miami (8-8) were 3-4.

    Elsewhere, the San Antonio Spurs got their coach back on the bench and celebrated by rolling to their seventh straight win, a 111-89 victory over the floundering Boston Celtics.

    Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who missed two games for a minor medical procedure, saw his team blow a nine-point first-quarter lead and then recover from a nine-point second-quarter deficit to improve to 12-4.

    Golden State won their ninth straight game and completed a sweep of a five-game road trip for the first time since 1978 with a 104-93 win over the Pistons.

    Other results:

    Bulls 102, Nets 84

    Grizzlies 97, Kings 85

    Magic 93, Suns 90

    Trail Blazers 107, Timberwolves 93

    SOURCE: Reuters


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Al-Ajrab Sword Brigade, formed in 2015, comprises elite forces from across Saudi military ranks.

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.