Miami -- Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth period Saturday, helping the Miami Heat record a 97-91 victory against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Wade's driving layup gave Miami a 92-87 lead with 1:00 left. He had connected on a pair of free throws to put Miami in front for good at 88-87 with 2:01 left.
In an all-around effort, Wade also had nine assists and three blocked shots.
Jermaine O'Neal, in his second game since Miami got him from Toronto this week, scored 17 points with 10 rebounds. Udonis Haslem had 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Jamario Moon added 12 points for the Heat, who have split their last six games.
Despite a right calf strain, Andre Miller led Philadelphia with 30 points and nine rebounds. Reserve Lou Williams scored 22 points.
Houston -- Yao Ming led a third-quarter rally Friday that brought the Houston Rockets their sixth consecutive home victory -- 93-86 over Dallas.
Yao scored 22 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to help offset a season-high 22 turnovers by the Rockets.
Aaron Brooks contributed 19 points and hit two key 3-point shots down the stretch.
Dallas owned a seven-point lead at halftime, but the Rockets went on a 24-4 run in the third quarter. The Mavericks had closed to within two when Brooks hit a 3-point shot with 2 minutes to play in the fourth.
Brooks gave Houston a six-point lead with another 3-pointer that came with 24 seconds remaining.
Jose Barea scored a career-high 26 points for Dallas. Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki was limited to nine points while making only 4-of-18 shots from the field.
East Rutharford, N.J. -- Antawn Jamison scored 28 points Friday night and the Washington Wizards used a big third-quarter run to push past New Jersey 107-96.
The Wizards have won back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 27-29.
Jamison also grabbed 12 rebounds and both Mike James and Caron Butler scored 19 points. The Wizards will go after their first three-game winning streak of the season when they are at home against San Antonio Saturday.
New Jersey, which has lost five straight, got 26 points and 10 assists from Devin Harris.
The Nets owned a three-point lead early in the third quarter, but the Wizards took control with a 21-7 surge. New Jersey climbed back within five midway through the fourth period, only to see Washington produce a 9-1 run that wrapped up the victory.
Charlotte, N.C. -- Hedo Turkoglu scored 24 points Friday night and Rashard Lewis hit five 3-pointers, leading the Orlando Magic to a 92-80 victory over Charlotte.
Lewis finished with 18 points and Dwight Howard contributed 13 points and 16 rebounds, helping the Magic to their second win in three games. Orlando bounced back from a 32-point loss at New Orleans Wednesday.
Rafer Alston played 29 minutes in his Orlando debut and handed out eight assists to go with three points. Alston was acquired from Houston prior to the trade deadline Thursday to help bolster the point guard position -- which took a major hit when Jameer Nelson was lost for the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.
Charlotte was led by Raymond Felton with 16 points and Boris Diaw with 15. The Bobcats had won three of their previous four games.
SAlt Lake City -- Matt Harpring and Deron Williams made key jump shots down the stretch Thursday night to finish off a rally and give the Utah Jazz a 90-85 victory over Boston.
In addition to losing a 12-point, third-quarter lead and the game, the Celtics saw superstar Kevin Garnett leave the court with a knee injury in the second quarter. Garnett sat out the rest of the game with what Boston officials said was a mild sprain.
With the game tied, Harpring hit a jumper from the free throw line with 1:11 to play. Harpring then grabbed the rebound on a miss by Leon Powe and Williams' fadeaway jumper with 27 seconds to go gave the Jazz a four-point advantage.
Utah closed the game on an 8-2 run to win its third in a row. The Jazz shot 56 percent from the field in the second half after hitting only 29 percent in the opening two quarters.
New York -- The NBA trade deadline came and went Thursday without any of the league's major names changing teams.
Speculation had increased during the past week that both Amare Stoudemire and Shaquille O'Neal of the Phoenix Suns would be traded. Vince Carter and Rasheed Wallace were also among the high-profile names included in trade talk.
All of them stayed put Thursday. Instead, the biggest deals just before the deadline involved the New York Knicks, who made separate trades with the Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Knicks picked up guard Larry Hughes from the Bulls for forward Tim Thomas, guard Anthony Roberson and center Jerome James. New York sent forward Malik Rose to Oklahoma City for forward Chris Wilcox.
Los Angeles -- Amare Stoudemire piled up a season-high 42 points Wednesday, carrying Phoenix to a runaway 142-119 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Alvin Gentry, coaching his second game after taking over for the dismissed Terry Porter, again had the Suns playing their old style of run-and-gun basketball.
Gentry's two games as coach have come in a home-and-home series against the Clippers and the Suns totaled 282 points in those contests.
Stoudemire, the subject of recent trade rumors, hit 15-of-20 shots from the field and 12-of-13 from the line. Steve Nash added 21 and Jerome Richardson 17.
Phoenix took a 67-53 halftime lead and did not slow up while reverting to its old style of basketball. Porter had attempted to install a more defensive-minded brand in his abbreviated first season with the Suns.
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