Heat down Denver as injured Wade sits out

2:42 AM, Nov 16, 2012   |    comments
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Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Minus Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat managed to snap a 10-game losing skid in Denver.

LeBron James registered a 27-point, 12-assist double-double, Shane Battier scored 18 and the Heat posted a 98-93 win over the Nuggets.

Chris Bosh had 14 points and Mike Miller added 12 for Miami, which improved to 3-2 on its six-game road trip. Wade sat out the club's first win in Denver since Jan. 29, 2002 with a sprained left foot.

Andre Miller came off the bench to lead six Denver players in double figures with 19 points, 17 coming in the second half. JaVale McGee scored 18 points and Kenneth Faried posted his fifth consecutive double-double with 16 points and 20 rebounds.

Danilo Gallinari supplied 13 points for the Nuggets, who suffered their second straight loss on the heels of a four-game winning streak.

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