The Warriors, who were coming off a 123-80 rout of Philadelphia on Monday, were without centers Andrew Bogut (bruised left shoulder) and Jermaine O'Neal (sore right wrist).
Any time Golden State started to take control, though, there was no lineup that could stop James.
"We witnessed greatness," Warriors coach Mark Jackson said. "A special player, an all-time great, made a big-time shot."
NOTES: Some sort of glass object fell on the floor near the Heat's basket in the third quarter. It was unclear what the object was, though several players were looking up at a disco ball that hangs from the rafters. Played resume after a short timeout. ... Heat F Shane Battier received five stitches over his left eye in the first half before returning to the game. ... The Heat's next game is at Dallas on Tuesday, while the Warriors don't play again until Wednesday at Sacramento.
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