MIAMI Shaquille O'Neal scored 33 points and Dwyane Wade had 30 to lead the Miami Heat to its 12th straight win Saturday night, a 97-82 victory over the New York Knicks.
O'Neal also grabbed 17 rebounds as Miami won its 15th straight at home and swept the four-game season series with New York for the first time in franchise history.
O'Neal and Wade became the first Heat duo to each score 30 points or better in the same game since Glen Rice and Khalid Reeves did it in 1995 against Philadelphia
Miami, which has won 19 of 21, never trailed after a late first quarter run and built the lead to double figures in the second quarter.
Stephon Marbury led New York with 23 points, while Crawford finished with 20 points.
Wizards 96, Jazz 95
WASHINGTON Gilbert Arenas rallied from a scoreless first half with 22 points in the second, including two free throws with 2.3 seconds to play, leading Washington past Utah.
After Raja Bell hit a fadeaway 18-footer for Utah with 18 seconds remaining, Arenas dribbled down the clock for the final shot and was fouled by Bell while driving the lane. Arenas made the free throws, and Howard Eisley missed a contested 16-footer at the buzzer to send the Jazz to their ninth straight loss.
Arenas started 0-for-4 with four turnovers, but scored the Wizards' last six points and finished 5-for-16 from the field, 10-for-12 from the free throw line, eight rebounds, five assists, two steals and seven turnovers.
Larry Hughes scored 21 points, and Steve Blake had 15, making five of six 3-pointers for the Wizards.
Bulls 94, 76ers 88
PHILADELPHIA Othella Harrington scored a season-high 24 points and Ben Gordon had eight of his 22 in the fourth quarter, helping Chicago snap a four-game losing streak.
Kirk Hinrich contributed 21 points, nine assists and eight rebounds for the Bulls, who snapped a four-game losing streak.
Allen Iverson, playing his second straight game with a chipped bone in his left thumb, led the Sixers with 31 points. But he converted just 9-of-24 from the field and committed 11 turnovers, one short of his season-high set March 8 against Golden State. Chris Webber was a late scratch for the 76ers with a compressed nerve in his left leg. Philadelphia is 6-6 since acquiring Webber in a trade with the Sacramento Kings.
Celtics 113, Hornets 100
NEW ORLEANS Ricky Davis scored 27 points and Paul Pierce 23, helping Boston cruise to its seventh straight win.
Boston shot 52 percent from the field, including 10-of-19 from 3-point range, and 27 of 31 at the line.
Boston has now won 11 of 12 games, with the lone loss coming against Minnesota on a last-second shot. The Celtics also have won five straight on the road.
Hornets rookie J.R. Smith prevented an embarrassing rout with 21 points, including several off-balance floaters. Reserve Bostjan Nachbar added 19 for New Orleans, hitting three 3-pointers.
Antoine Walker had 18 points and nine rebounds for Boston, while Gary Payton scored 15 points and Allen 11.
Mavericks 104, Bobcats 93
DALLAS Taking over for good after Don Nelson resigned as coach earlier in the day, Avery Johnson won his first game as Mavericks full-time coach, but it was tougher than expected.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 33 points on 12-of-20 shooting.
Dallas just couldn't shake the expansion Bobcats, who have lost 10 straight games and are 2-31 on the road. Playing for the second straight night, Charlotte was still within four points 92-88 after Keith Bogans hit a 3-pointer with 4:32 left.
Bogans finished with 27 points for Charlotte, while Emeka Okafor had 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Magic 97, Trail Blazers 92
PORTLAND, Ore. Grant Hill had 23 points and eight rebounds, and Orlando snapped a seven-game losing skid by handing the Trail Blazers their fourth straight loss.
Orlando defeated the Blazers for the first time since 1998 despite missing leading scorer Steve Francis, who was suspended indefinitely by the league Saturday for kicking a courtside photographer during a game in Seattle on Friday.
Rookie Viktor Khryapa had a season-high 21 points on 9-of-10 shooting to lead the Blazers, who are 1-8 since firing coach Maurice Cheeks.
Magic interim coach Chris Jent earned his first victory after taking over for Johnny Davis, who lost his job Thursday.
Kings 111, Clippers 107, OT
LOS ANGELES Cuttino Mobley scored 15 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Mike Bibby had two key buckets in overtime and the Sacramento Kings completed their second straight season sweep of Los Angeles.
Sacramento's four wins against the Clippers were by a combined 15 points.
Peja Stojakovic had 24 points and Kenny Thomas added 16, helping Sacramento beat the Clippers for the ninth straight time.
Corey Maggette had 28 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Clippers. Elton Brand scored 22 points after getting only six in Friday's 115-96 loss at Denver which ended his string of 39 consecutive games in double figures.
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