Miami rolls on even without Wade
MIAMI – Chris Bosh scored 25 points, reserve Tyler Johnson added 17 and the Miami Heat held off the Utah Jazz 92-91 on Thursday night.
Goran Dragic finished with 14 points and Hassan Whiteside grabbed 14 rebounds for Miami, which has won three straight games to open this seven-game homestand.
Derrick Favors led Utah with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Gordon Hayward had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Alec Burks added 24 points for the Jazz, including a three-pointer as time expired.
Miami played without Dwyane Wade, who was excused for a family emergency. One of his sons needed hospitalization for undisclosed reasons.