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NBA Tuesday Round-up: Heat, Rockets dominate, others scrape wins

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Washington Wizards 104 V Minnesota Timberwolves 100

Bradley Beal scored 25 points, 17 in the second half, John Wall had 14 points and tied a career high with 16 assists to help the Wizards break their four-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 104 -100. Minnesota led by 16 in the first half and by 13 at halftime, but Washington outscored the Timberwolves 30-18 in the third quarter.

 

Detroit Pistons 92 V New York Knicks 86

Guard Rodney Stuckey had a season-high 21 points and five assists off the bench to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 92-86 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday at The Palace. Forward Josh Smith contributed 19 points and forward Greg Monroe had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Pistons, who lost five of their last six games. Forward Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks, who lost their third straight, with 25 points but he committed a season-high seven turnovers.

 

Miami Heat 104, Atlanta Hawks 88

The Heat, playing without Dwyane Wade, had four players score in double-figures in a 104-88 victory against Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at American Airlines Arena. Center Chris Bosh finished with a team-high 19 points on 8-for-9 shooting. Guard Ray Allen had 17 points off the bench and Mario Chalmers returned from a one-game suspension to score 14 points.

 

Houston Rockets 109, Boston Celtics 85

Riding on Terrence Jones career-high 24 points, the Miami Heat beat the Celtics 109 – 85 on Tuesday night. Patrick Beverley added 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting, while Dwight Howard chipped in a double-double of 10 points and 11 boards to go with three blocks.

 

Sacramento Kings 107 V Phoenix Suns 104

DeMarcus Cousins had 27 points and 19 rebounds, helping the Sacramento Kings rally to beat the Phoenix Suns 107-104 on Tuesday night. Rookie Ben McLemore had a season-high 19 points, Isaiah Thomas also scored 19, Greivis Vasquez added 11 and Patrick Patterson 10 for the Kings, who had lost seven of their previous eight.