Charlotte, NC -
Lebron James scored 30 points, despite not playing for most of the fourth quarter, and the Miami Heat ran away from the Bobcats, 97-81 on Saturday night.
James needed just 18 shots to score his 30 points, making 13 of them. He had 20 points at halftime.
Kemba Walker led the Bobcats with 20 points, on 6-15 shooting. Josh McRoberts chipped in with 6 points and a season-high 8 assists.
Michael Beasley scored 15 for the Heat, while Chris Anderson tallied 10 points, to round out the Heat's three players in double-figures.
Dwyane Wade scored just 4 points on 1-7 shooting. He played just 23 minutes, on a night in which he was rumored to sit the game out to rest anyway.
Jeff Taylor scored 14 points, while Geral Henderson added 13. Ramon Sessions had 11 off the bench. The Bobcats shot just 34.9% from the field, while the Heat shot 50.7%.
Charlotte plays in Chicago, Monday night against the Bulls.