Heat find a way to win

  • Last Updated: November 18 2012, 9:24 GMT

A review of Saturday's action in the National Basketball Association.

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As injuries and illness took their toll the Miami Heat gritted out a 97-88 victory over the Phoenix Suns to end a six-game road trip.

Chris Bosh scored 24 points while an ill LeBron James, suffering flu-like symptoms, managed to chip in 21, but Dwyane Wade was missing for a second straight night.

The Heat saw a 15-point lead cut to two late on before they finished on a 7-0 run.

Blake Griffin and Jamal Crawford had big nights as the Los Angeles Clippers eased to a fifth straight win by topping the Chicago Bulls 101-80.

Griffin poured in 26 points and Crawford had 22 - 17 of them in the second quarter.

The Memphis Grizzlies made it eight wins in a row with a 94-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats behind 20 points from Mike Conley.

Zach Randolph had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Memphis, who have an NBA-best 8-1 record.

The San Antonio Spurs found their groove in a 126-100 victory over the Denver Nuggets as Manu Ginobili poured in 20 points.

Rajon Rondo dished out 20 assists as the Boston Celtics enjoyed a 107-89 win over the Toronto Raptors.

Jason Terry led the scoring with 20 points.

OJ Mayo's 19 points helped the Dallas Mavericks to a 103-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, while Al Jefferson's 21led the Utah Jazz in an 83-76 win over the Washington Wizards.

Monta Ellis had 22 points as the Milwaukee Bucks edged out the New Orleans Hornets 117-113.


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