First Posted: 1/4/2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh each had 20 points and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Orlando Magic 110-94 on Saturday night.
Rashard Lewis added 18 points and LeBron James 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.
The Heat’s win was their eighth straight over the Magic. It was also Miami’s 22nd consecutive divisional victory, leaving it just one win short of tying Boston’s NBA record of 23 set in 1961.
Both teams played without starters Saturday. The Magic were without center Nik Vucevic, who missed his second straight game with a sprained left. Heat forward Shane Battier also was out with a sore quadriceps.
Pacers 99, Pelicans 82
INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead four Pacers in double figures and Indiana rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit.
Lance Stephenson scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, Danny Granger came off the bench to score 13 and George Hill added 10 for Indiana.
Former Indiana University star Eric Gordon finished with 21 points for the Pelicans after scoring 17 in the first half.
Alexis Ajinca scored 17 points, reserve Tyreke Evans added 12 and Anthony Davis 10 for New Orleans.
New Orleans’ shooting forward Ryan Anderson remained in a Boston hospital after sustaining a cervical stinger when he collided with the Celtics’ Gerald Wallace and fell hard to the floor Friday night.