Miami's Big 3 burn up Rockets

MIAMI — LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 31 points and 12 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade shook off a bruised tailbone to finish with 30 points and 11 boards as the Miami Heat beat the Houston Rockets 125-119 on Sunday for their eighth win in nine games.

It was the first time since February 1961, when Oscar Robertson, Jack Twyman and Wayne Embry — Hall of Famers all — did it for the Cincinnati Royals in a loss to the Philadelphia Warriors, that three teammates had 30 points and 10 rebounds in a non-overtime.

Kevin Martin scored 29 points, Luis Scola added 28 and Kyle Lowry — who tweaked an ankle late — had 25 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Rockets. Chase Budinger scored 16 for Houston, which had a five-game winning streak snapped.

Grizzlies 111, Spurs 104

At Memphis, Tenn., Tony Allen and Zach Randolph had 23 points apiece, and Memphis sent San Antonio to its third straight loss.

Randolph also grabbed 11 rebounds for Memphis, which currently holds the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. If the Grizzlies earn the No. 8 seed, they will likely face the NBA-leading Spurs in the opening round of the playoffs.

Celtics 85, Timberwolves 82

At Minneapolis, Paul Pierce had 23 points and seven rebounds, and Boston nearly gave away another huge lead in a victory over Minnesota.

Kevin Garnett had 13 points, 13 rebounds and thousands of fans who turned out to cheer for the former face of the Timberwolves franchise. The Celtics led by 25 early in the second quarter, but trailed by two midway through the fourth before Pierce lifted them to the victory.

Lakers 102, Hornets 84

At Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol had 23 points and 16 rebounds, and Los Angeles inched closer to the top of the overall NBA standings with its 15th win in 16 games since the All-Star break.

Andrew Bynum added 13 points in the Lakers' seventh straight win. The two-time defending NBA champions jumped to an 18-point lead in the first half and weathered the Hornets' fourth-quarter rally to sweep the four-game season series with a possible first-round playoff opponent.

Mavericks 91, Suns 83

At Phoenix, Jason Kidd sank a pair of 3-pointers in the final 1:11 and Dallas pulled out a victory over Phoenix that may have dropped the curtains on the Suns' hopes for a playoff berth.

Hawks 99, Cavaliers 83

At Cleveland, Marvin Williams scored a season-high 31 points and Al Horford added 20, leading Atlanta over Cleveland.

Kings 114, 76ers 111, OT

At Philadelphia, Marcus Thornton scored 32 points and former Philadelphia center Samuel Dalembert made two free throws in the closing seconds of overtime for Sacramento.

Warriors 114, Wizards 104

At Oakland, Calif., Monta Ellis had 37 points and 13 assists, leading Golden State past road-weary Washington.

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