MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James and Chris Bosh each finished with 19 points and nine rebounds, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem scored 16 apiece and the Miami Heat extended their home winning streak to 15 with a 106-85 win over the Dallas Mavericks in an NBA finals rematch on Thursday night.
Mario Chalmers scored 12 points and Norris Cole added 10 for Miami, which swept its two games with Dallas this season and snapped a two-game losing streak.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 for Dallas, but was held to 1-for-9 shooting in the second half. Lamar Odom had 12 for the Mavericks, who were outrebounded 44-29 and were held to only two fast-break points.
Miami outscored Dallas 26-13 in the fourth quarter to cap the win.
THUNDER 102, LAKERS 93
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 36 points, Kevin Durant added 21 and West-leading Oklahoma City beat the Lakers for their fifth consecutive victory.
The Thunder shot 46 percent, ending their streak of hitting 50 percent or better in their four previous games.
Andrew Bynum had 25 points and 13 rebounds and Kobe Bryant added 23 points for the Lakers, who have lost their last two at home and are 0-2 against the Thunder this season, including a 15-point road loss last month.
Oklahoma City pulled away to open the fourth quarter with a 10-0 run that stretched its lead to 88-70 while Westbrook kept Bryant tied up offensively. Westbrook and Durant scored four points each in the spurt that had Laker fans booing.
PACERS 93, WIZARDS 89
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Granger scored 25 points to lead Indiana past Washington.
David West had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Pacers and George Hill also scored 14. Indiana bounced back from a 16-point loss at New Jersey on Wednesday night to win for the third time in four games.
Jordan Crawford scored 20 points and Nene had 16 points and 13 rebounds for Washington, which has lost five straight.
Roy Hibbert scored five of his nine points during the Pacers' 7-2 run late in the fourth quarter that separated the teams after they were tied at 80-all with 4:52 remaining.
TRAIL BLAZERS 99, HORNETS 93
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Portland pulled away from short-handed New Orleans.
Wesley Matthews added 18 points and Luke Babbitt had a career-high 16 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Trail Blazers, who are 4-4 since the dismissal of head coach Nate McMillan.
Marco Belinelli had 27 points and Carl Landry had 24 for the Hornets, who sit in last place in the Western Conference.
Landry's dunk with 4:09 left tied it at 89, Aldridge's fadeaway jumper put Portland back in front, and Raymond Felton and Nicolas Batum hit back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 97-90 with 58.9 seconds left.
The Blazers have won four straight against the Hornets.