The Miami Heat came on strong in the fourth quarter to beat the Dallas Mavericks, 92-84, at American Airlines Arena, in Game One of the NBA Finals.
The Heat were led by LeBron James, who scored 24 and added nine rebounds. Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade also provided solid contributions, scoring 19 and 22 points, respectively.
Dallas was held to their lowest shooting percentage of the playoffs -- only 37 percent.
Dirk Nowitzki poured in 27 points and added eight rebounds, while Shawn Marion scored 16 points, to go along with 10 rebounds.
The other Mavericks' starters combined for only 24 points.