Heat handle Knicks at Garden, move into No. 7 in playoff race

Miami wins second straight road game

James Johnson with another big jam
James Johnson with another big jam

NEW YORK – The Heat took care of the Knicks in the Garden on Wednesday night.

Led by 20 points from Goran Dragic, the Heat beat the Knicks 105-88.

Miami came out a little flat early, playing on the second night of back-to-backs.

Josh Richardson provided early energy to give the Heat a boost.

Miami led the Knicks 49-41 at the half.

The Heat were really able to pull away thanks to a series of 4th quarter dunks.

For the second straight night, Miami was jump-started by a James Johnson dunk.

By the end of the 4th quarter, Madison Square Garden fans were chanting "Let's Go Heat."

Miami will return home on Friday to face the same team, the Knicks.

The Heat have won 26 games in their last 34 games.

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