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Olynyk's hot shooting powers Heat past Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) With an extra $1 million in his pocket, Kelly Olynyk could have afforded a spending spree.

''Instead, I just made it rain,'' he said.

One 3-pointer at a time.

Olynyk scored 19 points, including 15 on five 3-pointers when Miami took the lead for good in the second period, and the Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks 115-86 on Wednesday night, capping a sweep of back-to-back games between Southeast Division rivals.

By logging his first two minutes in the game, Olynyk earned a $1 million bonus for reaching 1,700 for the season.

That sort of detail doesn't go unnoticed on a team. Olynyk's teammates and coach Erik Spoelstra are expecting the 7-foot forward to pick up some tabs.

''Dinner, drinks, beers all that is on him,'' Spoelstra said. ''I'm going to see if I can get tickets to a play. All that is on him. I'm going to bill his account for everything.''

Spoelstra and his players have reason to celebrate.

Miami rested Dwyane Wade, Goran Dragic and James Johnson one day after clinching a playoff berth by beating the Hawks in Miami.

Olynyk made five of six 3s in the second period. His career high for 3s in a game is six.

''I was kind of in the zone,'' he said. ''I felt like whatever I threw up was going to go in.''

Olynyk's first two 3s in his streak of four straight for the Heat capped a 14-0 run for a 42-36 lead.

Following a basket by Atlanta's Damion Lee, Olynyk sank two more 3s before a miss ended his hot stretch.

''He's one of our best shooters,'' said Spoelstra of Olynyk. ''He works on it all the time and it's such a weapon. And he picks the right spots. It's all because his heart's in the right place. He doesn't want to take all the shots. He only wants to shoot open ones.''

Olynyk also had eight rebounds and five assists.

Josh Richardson also had 19 points, with four blocks and three steals, and Justise Winslow had 18 for Miami.

Miami stretched its lead with a 12-0 run late in the third quarter and increased the advantage to 20 points early in the final period.

Even without some of its top players, Miami had plenty of depth to control the game. The woeful Hawks have lost seven of eight and 13 of 15 to solidify their hold on the worst record in the Eastern Conference.

''Energy wise, our gas tank hit empty,'' said Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer.

Taurean Prince led Atlanta with 20 points, Lee and Tyler Dorsey each had 15. No other Hawks player scored in double figures.

''It's just one of those nights when we dug ourselves a hole,'' Dorsey said.

TIP-INS

Heat: Spoelstra said Dragic (right ankle), Wade (left wrist) and Johnson (left ankle) have played through injuries as the Heat ''made a pretty big push without exhaling at all'' to clinch the playoff spot. ... Rodney McGruder had 14 points. Wayne Ellington had 11. ... Miami made 17 of 38 3s.

Hawks: G Antonius Cleveland had five points in 12 minutes in his return after missing 18 games with a left ankle injury. He appeared in his first game since Dec. 18 with the Mavericks. ... Center Dewayne Dedmon (sore rib) was cleared following pregame warmups. He had six points and eight rebounds after missing Tuesday night's game.

SHORT REST

Spoelstra said he's not shutting down his starters before the playoffs.

''Right now we're not shutting everybody down,'' Spoelstra said.

Wade is confident he'll be ready for the postseason.

''I've got three more games,'' Wade said before the game. ''Yeah, I'll be out there.''

REMEMBERING KING

There was a pregame moment of silence to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

UP NEXT

Heat: At New York on Friday night.

Hawks: At Washington on Friday night.

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Key Players
G. Dragic
7 PG
T. Waller-Prince
12 SF
29.9 Min. Per Game 29.9
13.5 Pts. Per Game 13.5
2.5 Ast. Per Game 2.5
4.8 Reb. Per Game 4.8
45.1 Field Goal % 42.2
45.1 Three Point % 42.0
79.9 Free Throw % 83.9
+ 2 Tyler Dorsey made jump shot 0:10
+ 1 Udonis Haslem made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:17
  Udonis Haslem missed 1st of 2 free throws 0:17
  Team rebound 0:17
  Shooting foul on Jeremy Evans 0:17
+ 2 Tyler Dorsey made jump shot 0:34
+ 3 Derrick Jones Jr. made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Derrick Walton 0:44
+ 2 Jeremy Evans made dunk 1:02
  Offensive rebound by Jeremy Evans 1:02
  Tyler Cavanaugh missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:03
+ 2 Derrick Jones Jr. made jump shot 1:12
Team Stats
Points 115 86
Field Goals 42-94 (44.7%) 33-90 (36.7%)
3-Pointers 17-38 (44.7%) 9-30 (30.0%)
Free Throws 14-17 (82.4%) 11-17 (64.7%)
Total Rebounds 62 56
Offensive 10 10
Defensive 44 38
Team 8 8
Assists 23 20
Steals 9 5
Blocks 10 6
Turnovers 11 15
Fouls 17 16
Technicals 0 0
19 PTS, 8 REB, 5 AST
20 PTS, 1 REB, 4 AST
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away team logo Heat 43-36 23303131115
home team logo Hawks 22-57 2918211886
Team Stats
away team logo Heat 43-36 103.4 PPG 41 RPG 23.8 APG
home team logo Hawks 22-57 PPG RPG APG
Key Players
K. Olynyk PF 11.5 PPG 5.7 RPG 2.7 APG 49.7 FG%
T. Waller-Prince SF 14.1 PPG 4.7 RPG 2.6 APG 42.6 FG%
Top Scorers
K. Olynyk PF 19 PTS 8 REB 5 AST
T. Waller-Prince SF 20 PTS 1 REB 4 AST
44.7 FG% 36.7
44.7 3PT FG% 30.0
82.4 FT% 64.7
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Richardson 27 19 4 2 3 4 0 0 7/12 2/2 3/3 0 4 34 +14
R. McGruder 20 14 2 1 1 0 1 3 5/6 3/4 1/2 0 2 18 +21
T. Johnson 23 6 2 2 0 1 2 2 3/10 0/2 0/0 1 1 11 +4
H. Whiteside 21 4 13 2 0 3 0 2 2/6 0/0 0/0 2 11 24 +1
L. Babbitt 24 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1/6 1/6 0/0 1 3 11 +5
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Richardson 27 19 4 2 3 4 0 0 7/12 2/2 3/3 0 4 34 +14
R. McGruder 20 14 2 1 1 0 1 3 5/6 3/4 1/2 0 2 18 +21
T. Johnson 23 6 2 2 0 1 2 2 3/10 0/2 0/0 1 1 11 +4
H. Whiteside 21 4 13 2 0 3 0 2 2/6 0/0 0/0 2 11 24 +1
L. Babbitt 24 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1/6 1/6 0/0 1 3 11 +5
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
K. Olynyk 22 19 8 5 0 0 1 4 7/12 5/7 0/0 2 6 36 +26
J. Winslow 27 18 1 5 0 0 2 0 7/16 1/4 3/3 0 1 27 +24
W. Ellington 23 11 3 0 1 1 0 1 4/9 3/8 0/0 0 3 16 +12
D. Jones Jr. 11 10 4 1 0 0 1 1 3/5 1/2 3/4 2 2 15 +2
J. Mickey 7 6 2 0 0 0 1 1 2/4 1/2 1/1 0 2 7 +2
B. Adebayo 19 4 10 2 3 1 3 1 1/6 0/0 2/2 2 8 19 +26
U. Haslem 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0/1 0/1 1/2 0 1 2 +4
D. Walton 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 0 3 +4
G. Dragic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Johnson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Waiters - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wade - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 234 115 54 23 9 10 11 17 42/94 17/38 14/17 10 44 223 +145
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
T. Waller-Prince 24 20 1 4 1 0 1 2 8/14 3/6 1/1 0 1 29 -12
D. Lee 22 15 4 1 1 0 3 2 7/13 1/3 0/1 2 2 19 -6
J. Collins 27 9 8 4 0 1 3 1 3/9 1/2 2/4 2 6 23 -18
D. Dedmon 22 6 8 2 0 0 2 2 3/6 0/1 0/0 1 7 16 -16
I. Taylor 19 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 1/8 0/0 0/0 0 1 9 -15
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
T. Waller-Prince 24 20 1 4 1 0 1 2 8/14 3/6 1/1 0 1 29 -12
D. Lee 22 15 4 1 1 0 3 2 7/13 1/3 0/1 2 2 19 -6
J. Collins 27 9 8 4 0 1 3 1 3/9 1/2 2/4 2 6 23 -18
D. Dedmon 22 6 8 2 0 0 2 2 3/6 0/1 0/0 1 7 16 -16
I. Taylor 19 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 1/8 0/0 0/0 0 1 9 -15
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
T. Dorsey 25 15 5 1 2 0 1 1 5/13 1/4 4/5 0 5 23 -30
T. Cavanaugh 9 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 2/7 1/3 0/0 2 2 9 -9
A. Cleveland 12 5 2 0 0 1 2 3 1/2 1/1 2/2 0 2 6 -2
J. Magette 18 5 1 2 1 1 0 1 2/4 1/1 0/0 0 1 12 -7
J. Evans 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1/1 0/0 0/0 1 0 2 -4
M. Plumlee 22 2 7 1 0 1 0 1 0/2 0/0 2/4 2 5 12 -8
M. Muscala 20 0 4 1 0 2 1 0 0/7 0/5 0/0 0 4 7 -9
A. White 9 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0/4 0/4 0/0 0 2 3 -9
M. Delaney - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Bazemore - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Schroder - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Bembry - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Morris - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 234 86 48 20 5 6 15 16 33/90 9/30 11/17 10 38 170 -145