MIAMI — LeBron James had 40 points and 16 assists, Dwyane Wade scored 39 and the Miami Heat pushed their winning streak to 12 games by outlasting the Sacramento Kings 141-129 in double overtime on Tuesday night.
Ray Allen added 21, Chris Bosh finished with 15 and Chris Andersen had 10 for the Heat, who remained six games clear of second-place Indiana in the Eastern Conference standings.
Miami’s 12-game winning streak is the longest in the NBA and matches the second-longest in franchise history.
Former LSU star Marcus Thornton scored 36 points for Sacramento, the most by any reserve in the NBA this season.
DeMarcus Cousins finished with 24 points and 15 rebounds, Tyreke Evans added 26 points, John Salmons 15 and Isaiah Thomas 14 for the Kings.
PACERS 108, WARRIORS 97: In Indianapolis, David West had 28 points and seven rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers overcame the ejection of Roy Hibbert following a fourth-quarter scuffle to beat Golden State.
George Hill had 23 points and seven assists, and Paul George had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers (36-21), who have won five straight.
Curry scored a season-high 38 points for the Warriors.
CAVALIERS 101, BULLS 98: In Chicago, Dion Waiters scored 25 points to help make up for the absence of Kyrie Irving, and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped an 11-game losing streak.
Shaun Livingston, starting in place of Irving, finished with 15 points for Cleveland.
MAGIC 98, 76ERS 84: In Philadelphia, Arron Afflalo and Tobias Harris scored 16 points apiece, and Orlando snapped a 10-game road losing streak.
Andrew Nicholson contributed 13 and Nikola Vucevic had 12 points and 19 rebounds for the Magic.
E’Twaun Moore had 12 points and a career-high 10 assists, while Maurice Harkless had 10 points for the Magic.
The Magic won for just the seventh time all season on the road while also snapping a five-game skid overall.
The Sixers lost their sixth straight game, their longest streak in nearly three years.
Bucks 95, Mavericks 90: In Dallas, Monta Ellis scored 22 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled Dirk Nowitzki’s first game in nearly 10 years with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds.
Ellis twice put the Bucks ahead in the final two minutes, the last time on a jumper for a 92-90 lead with 1:03 remaining.
Nowitzki had 21 points and 20 rebounds for the Mavericks, who had two chances after Ellis’ go-ahead basket. Vince Carter missed a 3-pointer and Darren Collison’s wild shot on a drive wasn’t close.
Nowitzki’s last 20-20 game was April 3, 2003, against the Los Angeles Lakers, when he had 25 points and 22 rebounds.
J.J. Redick, playing his second game in Dallas in six days but in a different uniform after he was traded from Orlando to Milwaukee, had 14 points and Mike Dunleavy added 13.
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