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Wade missed his sixth consecutive game. Haslem sat out after recording his first double-double of the season on Tuesday. He said he felt a pain when he planted while chasing a rebound, but he doesn’t expect to be sidelined for long.

“I don’t want it to be a situation where I go into the playoffs with something nagging,” Haslem said.

The absence of the big names gave the game a low-key, exhibition feel. The Heat committed 11 turnovers in the first quarter, yet still had a three-point lead. Miami finished with more 3-pointers (17) than 2-pointers (16).

Neither team led by double digits until the Heat went ahead 98-88 with 2:53 remaining, with a three-point play and a 3-pointer by Allen keying the decisive run.

The game fit a recent Wizards pattern of playing to the level of their competition.

“I don’t know if we’ve beat a team this year that’s had their main guys out,” coach Randy Wittman said. “That’s got to be remedied somehow.”