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Wizards stun Heat...Thunder outscore Nets

UNDATED (AP) - The Miami Heat had to figure their winning streak would come to an end one of these days. They couldn't have expected it to be stopped in Washington.


     The Wizards won for only the second time in 15 games, overcoming LeBron James' triple-double in a 105-101 win over the Heat, halting Miami's six-game winning streak. Jordan Crawford led the victory with 22 points, including three free throws over the final 11 seconds. Kevin Seraphin grabbed 10 rebounds and added 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting for the Wizards, who've actually won their last three meetings with the Heat.


     James finished with 26 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists but missed a pair of three-point tries over the last 18 seconds. Dwyane Wade added 24 points for the Heat, who erased a 12-point deficit before falling to 12-4.


     Brooklyn was beaten by a division leader for the second straight game as Kevin Durant scored 32 points and Russell Westbrook added 25 in Oklahoma City's 117-111 win over the Nets. Serge Ibaka added 18 points and Thabo Sefolosha chipped in 14 as the Thunder won their sixth in a row and surpassed the 100-point mark for the 10th straight time.


     The NBA schedule includes Minnesota's 105-88 win at Philadelphia behind John Howard's 16 points and 10 rebounds. Alexey Shved hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 for the Timberwolves, who raced to a 23-point lead in the first half.


     Houston erased a 13-point deficit over the final 10 minutes of a 107-105 comeback win against the Los Angeles Lakers. Tony Douglas had a season-high 22 points and Greg Smith added a career-best 21 to help the Rockets withstand Kobe Bryant's 39 points.


     Indiana was an 80-76 winner at Chicago as Paul George finished with 34 points and nine rebounds. Roy Hibbert added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers, who closed a four-game trip with three victories.


     Zach Randolph established season highs with 38 points and 22 rebounds as Memphis downed Phoenix 108-98 in overtime. Randolph was 15 of 22 from the field and dominated in the latter stages of the fourth quarter and early minutes of overtime.

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