NBA roundup: Heat hot
The NBA roundup …
MIAMI — For three quarters, the Miami Heat looked stagnant, nothing like the team with the NBA’s best record over the last five weeks.
One big run was all the Heat needed to break free again.
Dwyane Wade scored 34 points, LeBron James added 25 points and nine assists, and the sizzling Miami Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-89 for their 19th win in 20 games.
Chris Bosh finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Heat, who trailed most of the third quarter before putting together a 32-13 burst, sealed by a 13-0 run in the final minutes.
Knicks 128, Spurs 115
NEW YORK— Wilson Chandler scored a season-high 31 points, and the Knicks overwhelmed with a sensational offensive performance.
Amare Stoudemire and Raymond Felton added 28 apiece for the Knicks, who snapped the Spurs’ four-game winning streak and dropped them to 29-5. New York rang up the highest point total San Antonio has allowed this season, shooting 55 percent ain its second straight victory.
Tony Parker had 26 points for the Spurs. Tim Duncan finished with 14 on just 5-of-14 shooting.
Bulls 111, Raptors 91
CHICAGO — Luol Deng scored 24 points and the surging Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 111-91.
Derrick Rose added 19 points and six assists for the Bulls, who have won five straight and 14 of 16. Reserve Taj Gibson had 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Grizzlies 110, Thunder 105
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Zach Randolph scored 31 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, and Tony Allen made two late free throws.
Mavericks 84, Trail Blazers 81
DALLAS — Jason Terry scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, DeShawn Stevenson also had 18 points and the injury-depleted Dallas Mavericks held on for an 84-81 victory over Portland.