Player of the game: Chris Bosh had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Heat to a 116-109 win over the Kings on Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. The Kings, playing without DeMarcus Cousins (one-game NBA suspension), helped Miami by committing 18 turnovers that led to 26 points.
Turning point: Sacramento cut a 10-point deficit to 60-59 with 7:41 to play in the third quarter, but Miami countered with a 12-2 run.
X-factor: Tyler Johnson came off the bench for Miami to score 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting. He added three rebounds and three assists.
Records: Kings 4-9, Heat 7-4
Key injuries: Sacramento forward Rudy Gay left the game in the third quarter because of a strained left shoulder and did not return.