- Associated Press - Sunday, December 13, 2015

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade’s jumper with 21.9 seconds left gave Miami its first and only lead of the second half and the Heat rallied from 16 points down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-97 and end a three-game slide on Sunday night .

Chris Bosh scored 22 points, Gerald Green added 16 and Luol Deng scored 15 for Miami. Wade’s jumper put the Heat up one, and Justise Winslow closed it out with two free throws in the final second. Wade finished with 14 points.

Jeff Green scored a season-high 26 points for Memphis, while surprise starter Matt Barnes finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Former Heat guard Mario Chalmers had 12 for Memphis, which was outscored 11-0 in the final 2:34.

THUNDER 104, JAZZ 98, OT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 31 points - all but two after halftime - and Oklahoma City rallied from a 16-point deficit for a second win over Utah in a three-day span.



Russell Westbrook added 25 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Thunder, who have won nine straight home games against Utah dating to the 2010-11 season. Oklahoma City extended its longest winning streak of the season to five games.

Rodney Hood had 23 points, Gordon Hayward scored 22 and Alec Burks added 21 for the Jazz, who fell five games behind first-place Oklahoma City in the Northwest Division.

Westbrook scored two baskets in the first 36 seconds of overtime to give the Thunder the lead, and Utah missed its first nine field-goal attempts in the extra period. The Jazz avoided an OT shutout on Hayward’s basket with 8.6 seconds left.

RAPTORS 96, 76ERS 76

TORONTO (AP) - DeMar DeRozan had 25 points, Luis Scola added 22 and Toronto beat Philadelphia for its fourth straight win.

DeRozan came into the night averaging 21.7 points per game, and this was his third straight outing with at least 20 points. Scola matched his season-high point total from a game in November.

Toronto started slowly, trailing 16-8 at the midpoint of the first quarter. But the Raptors then took charge to hand the 76ers their sixth straight loss.

Jahlil Okafor led Philadelphia with 23 points and 14 rebounds while Robert Covington added 15 points and nine rebounds.

SUNS 108, TIMBERWOLVES 101

PHOENIX (AP) - Brandon Knight rebounded from a one-point outing in his last game to make seven 3-pointers and score 25 points, helping Phoenix beat Minnesota.

Knight scored nine of his points in the fourth quarter, all on 3s.

The Timberwolves committed 24 turnovers, including nine in the third quarter, which helped the Suns get out in transition and take control of the game for good. Phoenix scored 43 points off turnovers for the game.

Zach LaVine led the Wolves with 28 points and Kevin Martin added 19.

The Suns didn’t score for more than 4 minutes during the fourth quarter as Minnesota cut into a 19-point lead, but P.J. Tucker’s 3-pointer at the 7:54 mark followed by Eric Bledsoe’s steal and dunk gave Phoenix a 90-75 lead.

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