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Heat 100, Raptors 85
LeBron James scored 30 points, Chris Bosh had 28 against his former team and Miami beat Toronto Sunday for its 10th straight victory over the Raptors.
Dwyane Wade added 23 points as the Heat bounced back after Friday's 102-89 loss at Indiana. Rudy Gay led the Raptors with 29 points and DeMar DeRozan had 27. Kyle Lowry scored 10 points and Aaron Gray had 12 rebounds for the Raptors, who have lost four of five.
James finished with team highs of eight rebounds and seven assists. Bosh scored 13 in the fourth quarter as Miami improved to 12-11 on the road.
Toronto drew to 84-81 with 5:22 left. Miami's Norris Cole scored a layup but DeRozan answered with a driving dunk, and Miami called time while up 86-83 with 4:09 left.
Lakers 98, Pistons 97
Pau Gasol had 23 points and 10 rebounds and was the last line of defense for Los Angeles, contesting Detroit's last-second alley-oop attempt and helping the Lakers hold on for a victory over the Pistons.
Los Angeles blew an 18-point third-quarter lead but went back ahead for good on Kobe Bryant's driving three-point play with 1:09 remaining. That gave the Lakers a 98-95 lead, and they held on despite missing four free throws in the final 16.8 seconds.
The normally reliable Steve Nash missed two with 2.7 seconds left, giving Detroit one more chance. Inbounding from midcourt with 1.2 seconds to play, the Pistons tried a lob to rookie big man Andre Drummond, but with Gasol contesting the play, Drummond couldn't convert his one-handed dunk attempt.