CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LeBron James scored 31 points, and Miami completed a first-round sweep of Charlotte with a 109-98 victory Monday night.
James scored 19 points after slightly injuring his thigh in the third quarter. He finished the game 10 of 19 from the field and had nine assists.
Chris Bosh added 17 points and Dwyane Wade battled through foul trouble and finished with 15 as Miami won its 20th straight game over Charlotte.
The two-time defending champion NBA champions…