The Los Angeles Lakers were defeated by the Miami Heat 89-87, only the Lakers' 4th loss of the season. LA commited 21 turnovers, and shot 52.6% from the free-throw line. Kobe Bryant went for a quick 2 at the buzzer for overtime, but the shot went in and out. NBA's top scorer Dwyane Wade led the game with 35 points, his 11th 30-point game of the season. Kobe scored 28 points, and Pau Gasol returned after recovering from strep throat to score 13 points and snag 11 rebounds.