Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Ray Allen scored 23 points and led the Miami Heat to a 101-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday.
Although LeBron James (hamstring), Dwyane Wade (ankle) and Chris Bosh (knee) did not play, Miami was still able to hold its own and take the victory, its 62nd of the season, breaking the franchise's single-season record set by the 1996-97 team.
In addition, Miami also clinched at least a share of the best record in the NBA and homecourt advantage throughout the entire NBA Playoffs.
Rashard Lewis scored 17 points, Shane Battier added 15 points and Mike Miller had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Heat.
A.J. Price had a game-high 23 points off the bench for the Wizards, who were looking to win their 10th straight game at home for the first time since Dec. 13, 2006 - Jan 20, 2007. John Wall nearly recorded a triple-double with 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds in defeat.