Miami hits new milestones by routing Pacers 105-90

MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Published:

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- LeBron James scored 23 points and Dwyane Wade added 16 Tuesday, leading Miami to a 105-90 rout at Indiana to become the first NBA team in 33 years to win three road games in three days.

Phoenix last won three on the road in three days, in 1979. Miami is also the first team in 42 years to win each of those three games by at least 10 points, a feat last achieved by Milwaukee in 1970.

And the Heat (23-7) tied the best start in franchise history, too.

All that came on a night the Pacers (17-11) were hoping to send their own message after a much needed two-day break. Instead, David West led the Pacers with 14 points -- not nearly enough to avoid a fourth straight loss.