LeBron, Heat hold off Trail Blazers
Heat 93, Trail Blazers 91
The Miami Heat held off a furious rally by the Portland Trail Blazers to squeak out a victory.
LeBron James, playing despite a sore back and an ankle injury, led all scorers with 32 points, including the game-winning layup with 11 seconds left.
The Heat saw a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead disappear and needed a game-saving block by Chris Bosh as Portland's Damian Lillard drove the basket in the final two seconds looking to tie the score.
Lillard scored 19 for Portland (45-26), who have now lost seven of their past 11 games.
The Heat (48-21) are 12-7 in games without Dwyane Wade, who sat out Monday's game due to an ankle injury.
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Spurs 113, 76ers 91
Austin Daye scored a season-best 22 points as the Spurs won their 14th consecutive game while handing the Sixers their 25th straight defeat.
Philadelphia (15-56) can match the NBA record for longest losing streak on Thursday at Houston.
Daye, playing only his fourth game since the Spurs acquired him in a trade with Toronto on Feb. 20, hit six of 10 three-point shots, grabbed six rebounds and made two blocks.
Tim Duncan scored 19 for the NBA-best Spurs (54-16).
Rookie guard Michael Carter-Williams and Thaddeus Young led Philadelphia with 17 points apiece.
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Pistons 114, Jazz 94
Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe had double-doubles and the Detroit Pistons ended a four-game Western Conference swing on a positive note by beating the Jazz.
Drummond scored 19 points with 14 rebounds, Monroe contributed 18 points and 11 boards.
Detroit improved to 26-44 and trail eighth-place Atlanta (31-38) by 5.5 games.
Gordon Hayward led all scorers with 32 points and dished out a team-best six assists for Utah (23-48).