NBA ROUNDUP

LeBron hands Cavs misery

The Associated PressFebruary 25, 2013 

— LeBron James scored 28 points, Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 24 in the final five minutes and the Miami Heat extended the NBA’s longest current winning streak to 11 games, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-105 Sunday night.

The Heat took a 22-point lead early in the second half, then prevailed despite being outscored by 30 points over a 17-minute stretch.

The Cavaliers are 1-8 against the Heat since James signed with Miami in July 2010.

SPURS 97, SUNS 87

At Phoenix, Patty Mills and Kawhi Leonard scored 16 points apiece to lead six San Antonio players in double figures, and the Spurs ended their nine-game road trip with a victory over Phoenix.

The Spurs, with Tony Parker out because of a sore right triceps, finished their annual long journey — caused by a rodeo back home — at 7-2 to boost their NBA-best record to 45-13.

KNICKS 99, 76ERS 93

At New York, Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Amare Stoudemire had a season-high 22 and New York snapped its longest losing streak of the season at four.

LAKERS 103, MAVERICKS 99

At Dallas, Kobe Bryant had 38 points to win a scoring duel with Dirk Nowitzki, and Los Angeles beat Dallas in a matchup of teams fighting to get in the playoff race.

Nowitzki finished with 30 points and 13 rebounds for the Mavericks.

GRIZZLIES 76, NETS 72

At New York, Zach Randolph had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Marc Gasol scored 14 and Memphis won its seventh straight with a victory over Brooklyn.

WARRIORS 100, TIMBERWOLVES 99

At Minneapolis, Jarrett Jack had 23 points and eight assists, and David Lee had 22 points and 13 rebounds to rally Golden State to a victory over Minnesota.

HORNETS 110, KINGS 95

At New Orleans, Anthony Davis had 20 points and eight rebounds, and Eric Gordon added 17 points and eight assists to lead New Orleans past Sacramento.


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