MIAMI — Dwyane Wade's jumper with 0.1 seconds left in overtime gave Miami a 93-91 overtime victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night, extending the Heat home-court winning streak to 12 games.
Wade scored 28 points, and LeBron James led two late comebacks by Miami, finishing with 27 for the Heat. James helped force regulation by hitting a game-tying 3-pointer with 10.2 seconds left in regulation, then not allowing Indiana's Darren Collison to get a potential game-winning shot off at the other end.
Danny Granger's runner with 2:01 left in the extra session gave Indiana a 91-86 lead. The Pacers didn't score again, getting outscored 7-0 the rest of the way.
Chris Bosh scored 13 for the Heat. Granger led the Pacers with 19 points.
HORNETS 95, TIMBERWOLVES 89: At Minneapolis, Chris Kaman scored 20 points and New Orleans snapped a four-game losing streak by beating a Minnesota team that played its first game since losing star point guard Ricky Rubio for the season to a knee injury. Jarrett Jack had 17 points and seven assists for the Hornets, who won for the 10th time all season thanks to 28 assists on 39 buckets.
TRAIL BLAZERS 110, WIZARDS 99: At Washington, LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 10 rebounds to lead Portland. Aldridge was 12 for 15 from the floor and 6 for 6 from the free-throw line. He has scored more than 20 points in three straight games. Jamal Crawford scored 23 off the bench and Raymond Felton added 21 — 10 in the fourth quarter — for the Trail Blazers, who snapped a four-game road losing streak.
PISTONS 105, RAPTORS 86: At Auburn Hills, Mich., Rodney Stuckey had 20 points and eight assists and Brandon Knight scored 19 first-half points as Detroit routed Toronto.
The Pistons, who are now 11-6 since a 4-20 start, had six players in double figures and shot over 50 percent for the second straight night.
THUNDER 122, BOBCATS 95: At Oklahoma City, James Harden scored 22 of his career-high 33 points in the first half, Kevin Durant had 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 as Oklahoma City bounced back from a rare home loss. The Thunder improved to 18-2 at home, rebounding from a disappointing 96-90 loss to visiting Cleveland on Friday night, in a game Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks said his team didn't play up to expectations.
ROCKETS 112, NETS 106: At Newark, N.J., Goran Dragic had 23 points and eight assists, Luis Scola scored a go-ahead tip-in with 62 seconds remaining and Houston snapped a five-game losing streak. Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Chandler Parsons had 16 points and six assists and Chase Budinger and Samuel Dalembert added 15 points each to help Houston beat New Jersey for the 11th straight time since the 2005-06 season. Scola finished with 12 points for the Rockets.
SUNS 98, GRIZZLIES 91: At Phoenix, Jared Dudley scored 19 points to lead six Phoenix players in double figures and the Suns got their fifth straight home win. Marcin Gortat added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Suns. Phoenix's home winning streak is its longest since winning the final eight home games of the 2009-10 season.
WARRIORS 111, MAVERICKS 87: At Oakland, Calif. David Lee scored 25 points, Nate Robinson added 21 and Golden State beat road-weary Dallas. Monta Ellis added 20 points and eight assists for the Warriors, who won their second straight from Dallas following a six-game losing streak. Klay Thompson had 13 points in the Warriors largest margin of victory this season.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio's sensational rookie season has come to a devastatingly abrupt end.
The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced on Saturday. Now the upstart Wolves will have to keep chasing a playoff berth without one of the players who was most responsible for the franchise's resurgence.
It also means that Rubio will miss the upcoming Olympics, where he was expected to be a vital part of Spain's bid for the gold medal.
Rubio went down in the closing seconds of a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, when his knee buckled as he tried to help out on defense against Kobe Bryant. He immediately clutched his knee and had to be carried off the court by teammates Martell Webster and Derrick Williams.nbaroundup