Wade’s record can’t stop Knicks
Dwyane Wade wore the softly tinted sunglasses of a rifleman on Thursday. It was fitting attire because, at time, he could hardly miss while shooting from the field.
Like a sharpshooter, Wade set a career record for consecutive shots made on Thursday in Madison Square Garden. Somehow, it wasn’t enough. The Heat lost to the Knicks 93-88, and while Wade was locked in most of the night, his team struggled as a whole in a defensive battle worthy of the playoffs. Wade finished with 34 points, shooting 14 of 22 from the field to go along with 16 rebounds and five assists.
He scored 14 straight points during the third quarter, giving the Heat a 66-61 lead with 4:41 left in the period amid a historic scoring barrage. After beginning the game 1 of 2 from the floor, Wade made 13 consecutive field goals, breaking his previous consecutive-baskets mark set in 2006.