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Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant shoots as he falls to the floor after being fouled by Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Harden, Durant help Nets break away late, beat Heat 98-85

Jan. 25, 2021 11:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant wasn’t making shots. James Harden was barely taking them. That sent the Brooklyn Nets into a defensive struggle, and the NBA’s highest-scoring team handled it well until their superstars showed up. Harden and Durant each scored 20 points despite three relatively...

Miami Heat's Gabe Vincent (2) defends against Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Durant, Irving help Nets hold off Adebayo, Heat 128-124

Jan. 24, 2021 12:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn's three superstars were just enough to overcome Bam Adebayo's brilliant individual effort. Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving took over late and had 28 and the Nets overcame Adebayo's career-high 41 points to beat the Miami Heat 128-124 on Saturday night. James Harden...

Toronto Raptors center Aron Baynes (46) goes up to block a shot by Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk (9) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Powell, Raptors regroup after blowing lead, beat Heat 101-81

Jan. 22, 2021 10:47 PM EST

TAMPA , Fla. (AP) — Norman Powell scored 23 points, OG Anunoby added 21 and the Toronto Raptors recovered in the second half after blowing a 21-point lead to beat the Miami Heat 101-81 on Friday night. Pascal Siakam had 15 points, 14 rebounds and five assists for the Raptors, who never trailed on their way...

Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn (25) celebrates a basket against the Toronto Raptors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Nunn scores 28 to lead Heat past Raptors 111-102

Jan. 20, 2021 11:32 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Heat were missing a lot of firepower Wednesday night. They did have Kendrick Nunn and a zone defense that the Toronto Raptors couldn't figure out Nunn scored 28 points and the injury-plagued Heat pulled away in the second half for a 111-102 win. Bam Adebayo had 14 points, 13...

Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk (9) drives top the basket over Detroit Pistons guard Svi Mykhailiuk (19) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Heat rally from 19 down, top Pistons 113-107 to end slide

Jan. 18, 2021 11:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat eventually showed up to a game already behind schedule. Bam Adebayo had 28 points and 11 rebounds and the short-handed Heat got their biggest comeback win of the season, rallying from 19 down to beat the Detroit Pistons 113-107 on Monday night to snap a three-game slide....

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Caseym], right, talks with guard Derrick Rose (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Pistons come into Miami and roll past reeling Heat, 120-100

Jan. 16, 2021 11:18 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Detroit Pistons had their most dominant quarter in nearly two years. And last season’s NBA Finals trip for the Miami Heat suddenly seems long ago. Jerami Grant scored 24 points, Derrick Rose had 23 off the bench and the Pistons — the team with the NBA’s worst record...

Philadelphia 76ers' Isaiah Joe, right, blocks the shot by Miami Heat's Tyler Herro, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Milton sparks 76ers past undermanned Heat 125-108

Jan. 14, 2021 10:15 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons called trade rumors part of the NBA. With another triple-double, he showed why he's coveted around the league — and needed in Philly. Simmons had 10 points, 10 assists and 12 rebounds and Shake Milton returned from COVID-related issues and scored 31 points and lead...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid reacts to the 137-134 overtime win in an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Embiid scores 45, Mathias wins it for 76ers in OT on 3

Jan. 12, 2021 10:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pick a position, Joel Embiid got to the basket at will and continued to stir early-season MVP hype. Dakota Mathias needed only one open look to squeeze his way into Embiid's personal highlight reel. Embiid had 45 points and 16 rebounds, Mathias’ only basket of the game was a...

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle and Josh Richardson (0) argue with referees after Richardson was called for a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

'Uncharted waters': More NBA games off as virus issues grow

Jan. 11, 2021 7:07 PM EST

The NBA called off two more games because of COVID-related and contact-tracing issues on Monday, and the Miami Heat were preparing to be without eight players — including All-Stars Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo — for several days because of possible exposure to the coronavirus. Monday’s game...

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, dribbles the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk (9) and center Bam Adebayo (13), Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Herro's 31 points lead Heat over short-handed Wizards

Jan. 9, 2021 10:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Miami Heat allowed 71 points in the first half to the short-handed Washington Wizards, and that was too much for coach Erik Spoelstra. With Washington playing without its three leading scorers, the Heat picked up its intensity, held the Wizards to 15 points in the third quarter and...