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Phoenix briefly cut it to 91-79 be­fore an 8-1 surge made it 99-80 with eight min­utes left. The Heat led by as many as 22 points af­ter that.


Ade­bayo, who also grabbed 10 re­bounds, got ex­tra play­ing time with the ab­sence of Has­san White­side.

“I feel like I do that ev­ery night. I pro­vide en­ergy if he’s in or he’s out,” Ade­bayo said. “I just had to take care of busi­ness. There was just a lot of en­ergy.’”

Spoel­stra said of Ade­bayo, “He was all over the place.”


Heat: Mi­ami was with­out Wayne Elling­ton due to a death in the fam­ily and is ex­pected back on Mon­day. White­side re­mained in Mi­ami for the birth of his first child . ... Ade­bayo’s pre­vi­ous ca­reer high was 19 points at Cleve­land on Nov. 28, 2017 . ... It was Mi­ami’s first road game against a West­ern Con­fer­ence team this sea­son . ... The Heat have won 19 of their last 21 against Phoenix . ... Dwyane Wade stuck around and

talked to cheer­ing fans, and traded jer­seys with Ja­mal Craw­ford, af­ter his last game in Phoenix. Wade is re­tir­ing af­ter this sea­son and this was the first of his last vis­its to NBA cities.

Suns: In the pre­vi­ous two con­tests, Phoenix was the first NBA team in the shot-clock era to score fewer than 10 points in the first quar­ter of con­sec­u­tive games . ... Daniels hit dou­ble fig­ures for the third straight game . ... Phoenix signed G Juwan Evans to a two-way con­tract. Evans and an­other G-League player, Ge­orge King, were ac­tive for the Suns Fri­day.

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