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76ers hang tough with win in Miami

Allen Iverson carried Philadelphia in regulation, Andre Iguodala took over in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 48 points from Dwyane Wade to move up in the Eastern Conference standings.

Iverson scored 38 points and Iguodala added 19, helping the Sixers spoil Shaquille O'Neal's return with a 126-119 overtime win over the Heat last night in Miami.

Marc Jackson scored 26 and Kyle Korver 20 for the Sixers, who won for the fifth time in six games. With Cleveland's 95-89 loss to New York, the Sixers (40-38) moved into a tie for seventh in the East standings. Philadelphia, though, holds the tiebreaker with three wins over the Cavaliers.

Wade's career high in points and 10 rebounds couldn't keep the Heat from losing their season-high third straight game. While the Heat have already wrapped up the No. 1 seed and home-court advantage for the Eastern Conference playoffs, they're stumbling at the finish.

Knicks 95, Cavaliers 89 -- Jamal Crawford scored 25 points and Maurice Taylor had 16, including 11 in the fourth quarter, as visiting New York damaged Cleveland's playoff chances.

LeBron James scored 27 points on 7-of-25 shooting -- 4 of 13 on 3-pointers -- and had a career-high 18 rebounds for the Cavaliers (40-38).

Mavericks 102, Trail Blazers 90 -- Jerry Stackhouse came off the bench to score 18 points and visiting Dallas soundly beat Portland for its sixth straight victory. The Mavericks swept the Blazers, 4-0, for the first time in franchise history.

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