The News-Journal, Suchat Pederson, Associated Press
Miami Heat forward LeBron James.

MIAMI — LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each scored 22 points, Mike Miller added 14 off the bench and the Miami Heat shook off a slow start to run away from the New Orleans Hornets 109-95 on Monday night.

James added 11 rebounds and eight assists for Miami, which won for the eighth time in nine games.

BULLS 98, WIZARDS 88: At Washington, Derrick Rose scored a season-high 35 points, Carlos Boozer had 18 and Kyle Korver added 17 for the Bulls.

76ERS 74, MAGIC 69: At Philadelphia, Andre Iguodala had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the surprising Philadelphia 76ers to their third straight win.

TIMBERWOLVES 120, ROCKETS 108: At Houston, Michael Beasley scored 34 points, Ricky Rubio had 18 points and 11 assists and Minnesota beat the Rockets in coach Rick Adelman's return to Houston.

SPURS 83, GRIZZLIES 73: At Memphis, Tenn., Matt Bonner scored 15 points, going 5 of 9 from outside the arc, and Tim Duncan added 14 as San Antonio sent Memphis to its fourth straight loss.

BUCKS 103, PISTONS 82: At Milwaukee, Brandon Jennings had 21 points, reserve Mike Dunleavy added a season-high 20 on 8-of-10 shooting and Milwaukee rolled to an easy victory over skidding Detroit.

MAVERICKS 122, SUNS 99: At Phoenix, Vince Carter scored 21 points against a Phoenix team that's still paying him, helping the Mavericks rout the Steve Nash-less Suns.

CLIPPERS 112, THUNDER 100: At Los Angeles, the Clippers shot 56.2 percent from the field and Chris Paul had 26 points while dishing 14 assists.

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