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MIAMI--In a game in which featured 22 lead changes and 13 ties in the first half, it was the Miami Heat that pulled away in the third quarter with 68 percent shooting and a seven-point possession from Rodney McGruder in the fourth as the Heat defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-110.
In the first half, the largest lead by either team was five points as both teams were tied at 57 at halftime. Collin Sexton led the Cavs the whole night in points with 15 points in the first half and 27 points overall.
However in the 2nd half, the Miami Heat just moved quicker than the Cavs at various moments as the Heat opened up the game.
The Heat and Cavs will both host the Toronto Raptors next. The Heat will be first Sunday, followed by the Cavs Monday night.