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                      === James, Heat cruise past Suns ===
 
 Miami,  FL (SportsNetwork.com)  -  LeBron  James poured  in  35  points on  an
 efficient 11-of-14 shooting night to help the Miami Heat hand the Phoenix Suns
 their first double-digit loss of the season, 107-92, on Monday.
 
 Dwyane  Wade  added 21 points with  12 assists --  his most in more than three
 years -- while Ray Allen scored nine of his 17 points in a fourth quarter that
 saw the Heat pull away for their seventh straight win.
 
 Channing  Frye led six  Phoenix players in double figures with 16 points to go
 with  eight  rebounds, while Goran Dragic  donated 14 points, nine assists and
 eight boards in a losing effort.
 
 "They  have  so many weapons,"  Dragic said of the  Heat. "They have a feeling
 they can do anything."
 
 The  Suns  were coming off back-to-back  road wins over Charlotte and Orlando,
 but a day after pulling out a 104-96 decision over the Magic, they didn't have
 the legs to stay with the defending champs.
 
 The  Heat closed out the overachieving club with a 15-2 run that bled into the
 fourth quarter, with James watching from the bench most of the way.
 
 Michael  Beasley,  who was  cut by  the Suns  in the  offseason, threw down an
 alley-oop  dunk on  the first possession of the final frame to produce Miami's
 first double-digit lead of the contest at 81-71.
 
 Allen  connected from behind  the arc on consecutive trips to push the lead to
 87-73 with under 10 minutes remaining, and James sealed the victory with a 12-
 point effort in a three-minute span down the stretch.
 
 "We had to work for this one," Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra said. "They're a
 good,  young basketball team."
 
 Wade  netted  nine points in  the first quarter and  added a pair of alley-oop
 assists,  the  second a  lob to  Chris Andersen  that gave  Miami a 24-21 lead
 heading into the second quarter.
 
 An  Allen  3-point play midway through  the second extended the Heat's lead to
 38-29,  but the  Suns stayed  close and  evened things  at 47-47  before James
 beat the halftime buzzer with a deep 3-pointer.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Miami  is the only  team in the NBA that has yet to suffer a double-digit loss
 ...  Heat point guard Mario Chalmers did not play due to a strained hip flexor
 ...  James made all 11 of his free throws ... The last time Wade handed out 12
 assists  came against the Nets on Mar. 22, 2010 ... The Suns went 8-of-32 from
 behind  the  arc. They had  made 10-plus 3-pointers  in each of their previous
 five  games  ... Suns point guard  Eric Bledsoe missed his fifth straight game
 with a left shin contusion ... The Heat have won seven in a row over Phoenix.
 
 
 
 11/26 00:29:34 ET