Webster, Singleton lead Wizards over Heat 101-94

Webster, Singleton lead Wizards over Heat 101-94
October 24, 2012, 11:23 pm
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Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) passes off the ball as Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor (50) defends during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Martell Webster scored 23 points, Chris Singleton added 17 and the Washington Wizards used a huge second half to beat the Miami Heat 101-94 on Wednesday night.

The Wizards trailed by 14 at the half but turned it on after the break to zip past the Heat, while LeBron James sat out the fourth quarter for the defending champions.

Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 23 points and Chris Bosh added 18. James finished with 13 points and six assists.

Jan Vesely had 11 rebounds for Washington.

Bosh and Wade each went 5 of 6 from the floor in the opening quarter and James was 3 for 6 with three rebounds and two assists for Miami, which opened the game on a 12-1 run.