MIAMI – Dwyane Wade, returning from a two-game absence, scored a season-high 41 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 98-90 victory over Memphis on Saturday night, handing the Grizzlies their sixth straight loss.

Wade, who missed the previous two games after having his wisdom teeth pulled, shot 15-for-24 from the field and added five rebounds and seven assists.

Mike Miller and Hakim Warrick each scored 20 points to led Memphis, which has dropped nine of 10.

Pau Gasol, playing his second game after missing the Grizzlies’ first 22 due to a broken bone in his foot, scored 11 points in 17 minutes.

AP-ES-12-16-06 2208EST


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