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Heat comeback burns Warriors 114-107

01-03-2011 14:22 BJT

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In the NBA....the Miami Heat opened the new year looking for a fifth straight victory. The Florida side faced the Golden State Warriors on Saturday.

Golden State's Monta Ellis beat the buzzer to end the opening frame. Ellis sent a rocket from across the midcourt stripe, matching Deron Williams' feat from earlier in the weekend. Ellis scored 25, the Warriors led by 8.

Dorell Wright added 30 for Golden State. He sank six three pointers and helped push the visitors out to a 20 point lead with four minutes left in the second.

But Miami began to come back. Dwyane Wade sank the layup and drew the foul. The Heat closed the gap to 14 at the half.

LeBron James slammed a breakaway dunk four minutes into the third quarter. The Heat trailed Golden State by seven. Miami went on a 15-3 run.

Then James fed Wade for another big score. Wade hit two of his 25 points on the night. The Heat were down by 2.

Miami's James Jones landed an open three pointer. Jones sank four of his seven shots from outside the arc. The Heat took a 4 point lead.

James drove in for an easy two. The Heat reached the century mark. He would match Wade with 25 points.

And LeBron finished with a fantastic acrobatic spin for a score. The Heat closed it out 114-107 over the Warriors. Miami sits even with Boston at the top of the East.

Spurs hammer Thunder 107-74

The Spurs took on Oklahoma City in San Antonio.

First...Tony Parker to DeJuan Blair for a huge slam dunk, the Spurs opened with a comfortable lead.

Then Parker fed Richard Jefferson for an ally-oop dunk. The fans were loving the action in Texas.

Late in the second quarter, it's Paker making his own points. He drove inside and San Antonio led OKC 49-34.

Kevin Durant tried to help the Thunder close. He hit a baseline slam, but only managed 16 points in the game.

The Spurs' George Hill danced his way in for a layup. San Antonio won it 107-74 over the Thunder. Oklahoma City shot a season low 32.9 percent from the field.

Bucks upset Mavericks 99-87

Milwaukee hosted Dallas at the Bradley Center.

The Bucks held a narrow lead over the first two quarters. Then they got a neat play featuring Andrew Bogut. Milwaukee scores and keeps its advantage over the Mavs.

Bogut gives the Bucks a 4 point cushion.

Jason Kidd buried a three from top of the arc for Dallas. The Mavericks played without injured all-star Dirk Nowitzki in the lineup.

Guard Jose Barea dropped a pullup jumper, and Dallas made it a 6-point game.

But Milwaukee's John Salmons drained a jumper, part of his 21 point effort. The Bucks beat the Mavs, 99-87.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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