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ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Heat 98, Bobcats 92

BEST OF THE NIGHT: Chris Bosh, the center of attention

Bosh didn't like the way he played on Saturday against the Spurs. He got off to a bad start and it affected his rhythm for the rest of the game. On Tuesday, Bosh made a point to get into the action quickly, whipping a pass to LeBron James inside on the Heat's second play of the game. James finished the play a monstrous dunk. Bosh had 10 points in the first quarter and finished the game with 21, shooting 8 of 12 from the field. He also had seven rebounds, five assists (to one turnover) and a pair of steals.

Bosh was clearly faster than the plodding Brendan Haywood, who only played nine minutes. Bismack Biyombo wasn't much better. He played 31 minutes but only managed four rebounds, a block and five points.

SpoWORST OF THE NIGHT: Turnovers

The Heat had 22 turnovers one game after committing 26 turnovers against the Spurs. Ray Allen was the worst offender, giving the ball away five times in 27 minutes. Garrett Temple and Norris Cole each had three turnovers.

LINE OF THE NIGHT: We've giving it to Kemba Walker of the Bobcats. Walker had 24 points to go along with six rebounds and four assists. He was 7 of 16 from the floor, 2 of 4 from three-point range and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line.

PLAY OF THE NIGHT: The first play of the game. LeBron James led the break and lofted an alley-oop to Terrel Harris, who finished the play with an athletic dunk.

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NIGHTLY ANALYSIS: Wednesday in Kansas City will likely be the final game before coach Erik Spoelstra cuts the roster down to 15 players. Harris started for Dwyane Wade on Tuesday and played well, scoring 12 points on 4 of 8 shooting. He was plenty active, despite getting poked in the eye in the first quarter. He finished the game with four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Harris' competition to make the team appears to be Garrett Temple. Temple had eight points off the bench plus for rebounds and two assists. He logged more minutes than any other player than LeBron James.

ABOUT THE OTHER GUYS: The Bobcats guard combination of Walker, a starter, and Ramon Sessions, who came off the bench, scored 48 points against the Heat's defense. Cause for concern?

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Keep Garrett Temple !

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