MIAMI — Tyler Johnson rose to try a dunk, and at the last moment someone impeded his path just enough to force a miss.
The culprit was Dwyane Wade, who unintentionally got in his teammate's way. Then again, the way the Miami Heat have been playing defense at home, maybe it was just habit.
Miami forced New York into missing 15 out of 16 shots in one first-half stretch, going on a 36-8 run for its best spurt of the season and eventually topping the Knicks 95-78 on Monday night. Wade and Chris Bosh each scored 16 for the Heat, who snapped New York's four-game winning streak and held the Knicks to a season low in points.
It was 52-30 at halftime, and numbers like...