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Heat win 23rd straight, own second-best streak Updated Mar 18, 2013
LeBron James made the go-ahead jumper with 10.5 seconds left to lead Miami to its 23rd consecutive victory, 105-103 over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
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  • Bobcats' late push ends Wizards' win streak Mar 18, 2013
    Gerald Henderson had 27 points, Kemba Walker came up big late and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated Washington 119-114 Monday night to snap the Wizards' three-game win streak.
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  • JET grounded: LeBron James hammers alley-oop dunk all over Jason Terry (Video) Mar 18, 2013
    Hey, do you think Jason Terry can jump as high as LeBron James? No, me neither. As we learned during the second quarter of Monday night's marquee matchup between the streaking Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, though, the man they call "JET" …
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  • LeBron James Destroyed Jason Terry With a Monster Alley Oop Mar 18, 2013
    Holy … did you see the fast break alley oop that LeBron James caught on Jason Terry right before halftime a few minutes ago? I respect Courtney Lee for recognizing the situation and sprinting in to get a dazed Terry up off the deck. It would have only m
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  • Garnett to miss duel vs. Heat with injury, illness Mar 18, 2013
    Kevin Garnett is out of the lineup for the Boston Celtics as they try to stop the Miami Heat's 22-game winning streak.
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  • Andray Blatche would sign a smaller contract so the Wizards would have to pay him more Mar 18, 2013
    The NBA's amnesty clause is a peculiar thing. Under the terms of the new collective bargaining agreement, each team can release a player and take his contract off the salary cap as long as the deal was signed prior to the new CBA. The good news for the …
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  • Woman withdraws paternity suit against Jordan Mar 18, 2013
    ATLANTA (AP) -- A lawyer for a woman who says Michael Jordan fathered her teenage son has withdrawn her paternity suit, but left open the possibility that it could be refiled.
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  • McGrady: Rockets' 22-game run 'a lot harder' Mar 18, 2013
    Tracy McGrady, who played on the last NBA team to win 22 straight games, says the streak his 2008 Houston Rockets went on was more impressive than the Miami Heat's current 22-game win streak.
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week Mar 18, 2013
    Notable N.B.A. games this week include Miami at Boston, Denver at Oklahoma City, and Utah at Houston.
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  • Wall, Aldridge named Players of the Week Mar 18, 2013
    The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 11 through Sunday, March 17.
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  • Bucks’ Larry Sanders fined $50K for suggesting refs favor Miami Heat after 2nd straight ejection Mar 18, 2013
    When Larry Sanders got himself ejected during the closing stages of last Wednesday's loss to the Washington Wizards, his sarcastic triple-thumbs-up response gave the heave-ho a somewhat jovial feel that kind of took the edge off a double-digit defeat at…
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  • Monta Ellis drops a 25-point quarter in a comeback win, but we worry about his Bucks (Video) Mar 18, 2013
    It was an incredible Sunday for Bucks guard Monta Ellis. Entering the fourth quarter of his team’s eventual win over the Orlando Magic with just 14 points and nursing a nine-point deficit, Ellis went off for 25 points in the final period to lead Milwauk
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  • Norris Cole hits Dwyane Wade for 3/4-court alley-oop as Heat push winning streak to 22 (Video) Mar 18, 2013
    When you have decided to adopt a DJ Khaled song as a practical philosophy, even winning can get a little ho-hum. It's not enough just to keep beating whatever opponent the schedule-maker puts in front of you for six straight weeks (and counting) - you'v
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  • March Madness Is Finally Here; LeBron James & Miami’s Win Streak Reaches 22 Mar 18, 2013
    A few interesting subplots went down in the NBA last night, headlined by Miami invading Jurassic Park and destroying the Raptors. But it all still took a backseat to March Madness … While many predicted the top four No. 1 seeds correctly (Louisville, Ka
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  • Video - Mavs Roll Past Hawks 00:54

    Mavs Roll Past Hawks

    Mar 18
    Dirk Nowitzki scores 22 points to power the Mavericks to the 127-113 win over the Hawks.
  • Video - Heat Rally To Keep Streak Alive 01:33

    Heat Rally To Keep Streak Alive

    Mar 18
    Heat erase a 17-point deficit to defeat the Celtics 105-103 and extend their winning streak to 23 games, the second longest in NBA history.
  • Video - More Impressive Winning Streak: Heat Or Rockets? 03:34

    More Impressive Winning Streak: Heat Or Rockets?

    Mar 18
    Chris Mullin breaks down the Miami Heat's and Houston Rocket's 22-game winning streaks.
  • Video - Courtney Lee Sends Chris Bosh To The Floor 00:06

    Courtney Lee Sends Chris Bosh To The Floor

    Mar 18
    Courtney Lee crosses up Chris Bosh and sinks the jumper.