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Heat hurt, but Wade wills way to win
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Dwyane Wade scored 40 points one day after having fluid removed from his balky left knee, and the Heat defeated the Pistons 109-102. Miami used just seven players in the second half after Luol Deng and Michael Beasley got hurt in the first half.

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All Leonard in the fourth
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Kawhi Leonard had the first 15 San Antonio points to start the fourth quarter, and a Tony Parker and-1 has the Spurs up on the Grizzlies by 11 with five minutes gone by in the final frame. Follow live

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End of 3Q: Mavs 79, Pacers 78
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Dallas drifted into a four-minute scoring drought, and the Pacers took advantage to outscore the Mavs 23-18, pulling within one point. Chandler Parsons leads the Mavs with 17, while C.J. Miles has 23 points for the Pacers. Follow live

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A big game from Zach Randolph
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Randolph leads all scorers with 18 points, and the Grizzlies trail by just 4 after the third quarter after being down by as many as 13. A Memphis loss would propel Houston into second in the West. Follow live

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Final: Clippers 119, Celtics 106
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J.J. Redick scored 27 points and Chris Paul added 21 points and 10 assists in the Clippers' seventh straight win. With the loss, Boston fell behind Brooklyn for the final playoff spot in the East. Box score

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Chris Forsberg @ESPNForsberg

Miami and Brooklyn win; Celtics will be staring up at both from outside the playoff picture after this loss to Clippers.

Final: Heat 109, Pistons 102
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Dwyane Wade scored 19 of his game-high 40 in the fourth quarter to help put the Pistons away in Miami. Udonis Haslem put up 18 points and 13 boards, and James Ennis added 16 points. Andre Drummond led Detroit with 32 points. Box score

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Duncan picks up his fourth in third
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Only one Spur is in foul trouble, but it's the Big Fundamental. He'll sit with four fouls, and the Grizzlies have chipped away at the Spurs' lead and trail by just 5 with 4:24 left in the third quarter. Follow live

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Ethan Strauss @SherwoodStrauss

Assistant coaches give NO info in halftime interviews. They're so wary of undermining the coach that "Let's make shots" becomes a thing

Halftime: Mavs 61, Pacers 55
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The Mavericks outscored the Pacers 34-22 in the second quarter to turn a six-point deficit after one into a six-point halftime lead on the road. Rajon Rondo leads the Mavs with 12 points, and Dirk Nowitzki and Chandler Parsons scored 10 points apiece. Indiana's C.J. Miles leads all scorers with 16.

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Dion Waiters said he's been dealing with the foot pain for a few games. Said he's going to have it checked when the team gets back to OKC.