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Bosh, Raptors run over Magic

Chris Bosh had 34 points and 16 rebounds in outplaying fellow All-Star big man Dwight Howard in the Raptors' 92-85 victory over the Orlando Magic last night in Toronto.

T.J. Ford had 16 points and 12 assists for the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors, who moved six games ahead of New Jersey.

"I've been thinking about this game for quite awhile," said Bosh. "We knew we weren't going to have Andrea [Bargnani] tonight. I knew I was going to have to try and control the tempo.

Bosh went 10 for 21 from the field and 14 for 16 from the line.

Grant Hill had 24 points and Howard had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who haven't won consecutive games since Jan. 31 and Feb. 2.

The last time the young All-Stars met Feb. 7, Bosh had a career-high 41 points and Howard went 13 for 14 from the field for a career-high 32 points.

Mavericks 98, Cavaliers 90 -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points and Jason Terry added 21 to help Dallas beat host Cleveland for the second time this month.

The Mavericks, who have the NBA's best record at 56-11, have won four straight and are 3-0 on a six-game road trip.

LeBron James had a tough night shooting and got roughed up as well. He finished with 31 points but was 12-for-28 shooting as he single-handedly tried to put his team back in it. James finally got in a groove early in the fourth quarter, scoring 11 straight on a 3-pointer and a series of drives to get within 6.

Heat 91, Hawks 83 -- Jason Williams had 21 points and eight assists, and visiting Miami beat Atlanta for its 10th victory in 11 games.

Josh Smith scored 27 points for Atlanta, which had its five-game home winning streak snapped.

Williams had 8 of Miami's last 12 points, including 2 on a 19-footer he banked in against Josh Childress that pushed the lead to 85-80 with 1:03 remaining.

Clippers 104, Bucks 103 -- Jason Hart made the go-ahead basket with 3 seconds left to give Los Angeles a victory in Milwaukee.

Hart's shot from the baseline bounced twice on the side of the rim before falling in.

Corey Maggette scored 22 points and Elton Brand had 21 points and eight rebounds for Los Angeles, which moved into the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference.

Milwaukee, which trailed by 22 points in the third quarter, got 27 points and five rebounds from Michael Redd. It was his fifth straight game with at least 25 points.

Spurs 90, Pacers 72 -- Tim Duncan scored 27 points to lead host San Antonio over slumping Indiana.

The Spurs, who have clinched a playoff spot, snapped a two-game losing streak that came after they had won a season-high 13 in a row.

Francisco Elson had 14 points and Tony Parker and Matt Bonner contributed 10 apiece.

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