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76ers are no match for scorching Heat

Looking nothing like a team playing its fourth game in five nights, Miami got 32 points from Dwyane Wade and 25 more from Shaquille O'Neal to beat the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, 108-100, last night.

The Heat shot 54.9 percent from the field, extended their winning streak to six games, won their 10th straight at home -- and moved a step closer to clinching the Southeast Division title.

Miami has an 11-game lead over Washington in the division race. The Heat have 20 games remaining.

Wade made 18 free throws to set a franchise record; he got to the line 23 times. Shandon Anderson had 13 points, and Udonis Haslem had a 12-point, 10-rebound night for Miami.

Allen Iverson, who missed the morning shootaround, scored 27 points on 8-for-19 shooting for Philadelphia, whose modest two-game winning streak ended. Samuel Dalembert scored 21 points for the 76ers, who got only 10 points in 26 minutes from Chris Webber.

Mavericks 113, Raptors 105 -- Marquis Daniels had a season-high 32 points and Jason Terry added 23 to help Dallas beat visiting Toronto without top scorer and rebounder Dirk Nowitzki.

Nowitzki, averaging 26.9 points and 10.1 rebounds, missed his second straight game because of a bruised left knee.

Grizzlies 105, Clippers 102 -- Lorenzen Wright scored 23 points, Brian Cardinal had 20 and visiting Memphis nearly blew a 13-point lead in the final 2:17 before beating Los Angeles for the Grizzlies' fourth straight victory.

Nuggets 111, Trail Blazers 98 -- Carmelo Anthony had 23 points before sitting out the fourth quarter and host Denver won its seventh straight game, beating Portland for the Nuggets' longest winning streak in 16 years.

Bulls 90, Bucks 85 -- Kirk Hinrich scored 17 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, and host Chicago held on to beat Milwaukee and end a three-game losing streak.

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