Associated Press


Heat 97, Bulls 93


LeBron James scored 35 points, while reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and host Miami escaped with a win Sunday over Chicago.


Chris Bosh scored 24 points and added 12 rebounds for the Heat, who never trailed. Dwyane Wade added 15 points for Miami.


Pacers 106, Magic 85


Danny Granger scored 24 points, and David West and George Hill each had 16 as Indiana ran past host Orlando.


The Pacers snapped a six-game losing streak to the Magic and avoided losing consecutive games for the first time this season.


Raptors 94, Nets 73


DeMar DeRozan scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half, leading Toronto to a victory over host New Jersey.


The Raptors put together a 12-1 run midway through the second quarter, going from two points down to nine up at 40-31. They took a 44-39 lead into the half.


Toronto guard Jerryd Bayless led the stretch, driving for one basket and making 3-of-4 free throws.


Mavericks 101, Spurs 100


Jason Terry scored a season-high 34 points, including four in the last 42 seconds of overtime, and host Dallas rebounded after blowing a big lead against San Antonio.


Terry put Dallas back in front when he took a pass from Dirk Nowitzki for a 12-foot baseline jumper with 42 seconds left. After Shawn Marion stole the ball from Gary Neal, Terry had two free throws with 17 seconds left to make it 101-98.


Hawks 94, Hornets 72


Jeff Teague tied a career high with 24 points despite playing on a sore left ankle and Atlanta beat host New Orleans. Willie Green added 16 points and Marvin Williams 14 for Atlanta, which won for the fourth time in five games and handed the struggling Hornets their most lopsided loss of the season.


Lakers 106, ?Timberwolves 101


Kobe Bryant had 35 points and 14 rebounds and Pau Gasol scored 28 to give Los Angeles a much-needed road victory, beating host Minnesota.


Andrew Bynum added 21 points for the Lakers, who won for just the second time in nine road games this season.


Clippers 109, Nuggets 105


Chauncey Billups scored a season-high 32 points and drew a crucial foul in the waning seconds to help seal the Los Angeles Clippers’ victory that snapped host Denver’s six-game winning streak.


It was Billups’ first game at the Pepsi Center since the Nuggets included him in the Carmelo Anthony blockbuster trade nearly a year ago.