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NBA

Heat swat Hornets, shake slump

– Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, LeBron James finished with 24 points and seven assists, and the Miami Heat snapped a two-game slide by topping the New Orleans Hornets 106-90 on Saturday night.

Chris Bosh scored 13, and Ray Allen and Shane Battier each added 11 for Miami, which took control by outscoring the Hornets 33-10 over the final 11 minutes of the first half. New Orleans started the game 10 for 12 from the floor, then shot 9 for 31 over the rest of the half.

Ryan Anderson scored 24 for New Orleans, which got 20 from Robin Lopez and 12 from Jason Smith.

Miami shot a season-best 58 percent and turned 19 New Orleans turnovers into 22 points.

BULLS 93, KNICKS 85: In Chicago, Marco Belinelli and Luol Deng scored 22 points apiece as Chicago snapped New York’s five-game winning streak.

Belinelli scored 15 points in the first quarter, while Deng had 10 in the fourth, giving the Bulls their first three-game winning streak of the season.

Carlos Boozer had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago.

WARRIORS 101, WIZARDS 97: In Washington, David Lee had 24 points and 17 rebounds, Klay Thompson added 23 points and Golden State recorded its third straight road win.

Stephen Curry scored 22 points for the Warriors, who won the first three games of a road trip for the first time since February 2003.

SPURS 132, BOBCATS 102: In Charlotte, N.C., Danny Green scored 23 points and San Antonio set a franchise record with 19 three-pointers to hand the Charlotte its seventh straight defeat.

Green was 7 of 9 from three-point range, and the Spurs shot 56 percent from behind the arc.

Tony Parker had 22 points and nine assists as the Spurs won for the ninth time in 10 games to push their record to 17-4.

CELTICS 92, 76ERS 79: In Boston, Kevin Garnett scored 19 points, Jeff Green added 16, and Boston won the back end of a home-and-home with Philadelphia.

Thaddeus Young led Philadelphia with 22 points and Evan Turner scored 13. The 76ers have lost three of four.

CLIPPERS 117, SUNS 99: In Los Angeles, Jamal Crawford led a fourth-quarter rally with 13 of his 21 points, and Los Angeles won its fifth in a row while sending Phoenix to its season-worst sixth straight loss.

Blake Griffin added 24 points, and Chris Paul had 16 points and 11 assists.

PISTONS 104, CAVALIERS 97: In Cleveland, Brandon Knight scored a career-high 30 points and the Detroit defeated Cleveland for the second time in six days.

The Pistons took control with a run that spanned the third and fourth quarters.

Jeremy Pargo scored 24 points for Cleveland.

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