CHARLOTTE, N.C. – LeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as the Miami Heat handed the Charlotte Bobcats their 16th straight defeat, 105-92 Wednesday.
Dwyane Wade scored 29 points and had nine rebounds as Miami extended its winning streak to six.
The Heat led 55-38 at halftime, but couldnt put the Bobcats away until late.
Charlotte cut the Miami lead to 84-82 when Gerald Henderson completed a three-point play with 7:16 left. But James knocked down a three-pointer, Wade hit a pair of jumpers, and Shane Battier added a three-pointer from the right corner to complete an 11-3 run that pushed the lead to 10.
Kemba Walker had 27 points, and Ramon Sessions added 19 points for the Bobcats (7-21), who havent won since Nov. 24.
CAVALIERS 87, WIZARDS 84: In Washington, Tristan Thompsons three-point play with 24.4 seconds remaining gave Cleveland its first two-game winning streak of the season.
Kyrie Irving, who had 26 points to lead Cleveland, made one of two free throws with 9.5 seconds left after Jordan Crawford and Garrett Temple missed jumpers for the Wizards. Crawford made two free throws with 8.5 seconds left to cut the lead to 86-84. Irving hit one of two, and Crawford missed a three-pointer as time ran out.
Crawford and Emeka Okafor led the Wizards with 17 points.
HORNETS 97, MAGIC 94: In Orlando, Fla., Robin Lopez had a season-high 29 points and Greivis Vasquez scored 27 points as New Orleans snapped an 11-game losing streak.
ROCKETS 87, TIMBERWOLVES 84: In Minneapolis, James Harden scored 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and Houston rallied to win its fifth straight.
BUCKS 108, NETS 93: In Milwaukee, Brandon Jennings scored 25 points, Monta Ellis added 20 points and a season-high six steals, and Milwaukee beat short-handed Brooklyn for the 13th straight time.
76ERS 99, GRIZZLIES 89: In Memphis, Tenn., Dorell Wright scored 28 points and Spencer Hawes had 20, season-highs for both, and Philadelphia snapped a six-game road losing streak.
BULLS-PACERS POSTPONED: In Indianapolis, the game between the Pacers and Chicago Bulls was postponed by a snowstorm. No date has been set for rescheduling the game.