Chris Bosh's season-high 35 points lift Heat past Suns, 123-96

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MIAMI (AP) -- Chris Bosh scored a season-high 35 points and LeBron James finished with 20 points as the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix Suns 123-96 on Wednesday night.

Dwyane Wade added 17 points for the Heat, who blew it open with a 18-3 run to close the third quarter. James also had nine assists and eight rebounds.

Bosh had 22 of his points by halftime, already topping his previous Miami best of 21.

All five Phoenix starters scored in double figures, led by Steve Nash's 17.

But Nash only had two assists, matching his lowest total since Dec. 29, 2008, against Oklahoma City -- a span of 141 games.