Thursday's NBA Capsules
Friday, March 30, 2012
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James and Chris Bosh each finished with 19 points and nine rebounds, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem scored 16 apiece and the Miami Heat extended their home winning streak to 15 with a 106-85 win over the Dallas Mavericks in an NBA finals rematch on Thursday night.
Mario Chalmers scored 12 points and Norris Cole added 10 for Miami, which swept its two games with Dallas this season and snapped a two-game losing streak.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 for Dallas, but was held to 1-for-9 shooting in the second half. Lamar Odom had 12 for the Mavericks, who were outrebounded 44-29 and were held to only two fast-break points.
Miami outscored Dallas 26-13 in the fourth quarter to cap the win.
PACERS 93, WIZARDS 89
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Granger scored 25 points to lead Indiana past Washington.
David West had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Pacers and George Hill also scored 14. Indiana bounced back from a 16-point loss at New Jersey on Wednesday night to win for the third time in four games.
Jordan Crawford scored 20 points and Nene had 16 points and 13 rebounds for Washington, which has lost five straight.
Roy Hibbert scored five of his nine points during the Pacers' 7-2 run late in the fourth quarter that separated the teams after they were tied at 80-all with 4:52 remaining.
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