At Miami, seldom-used guard John Morton hit two free throws with 3.3 seconds left as Miami equaled its team record of 24 victories in a season by beating Atlanta.
With a one-point lead and 11 seconds left, Miami's Keith threw an inbounds pass out of bounds. But the Hawks' Kevin Willis, who had 17 points and 20 rebounds, threw up an airball and Morton was fouled by Morlon Wiley while pulling down the rebound.
After the free throws, Morton fouled Atlanta guard Rumeal Robinson at the 1.2 second mark. Robinson made the first and missed the second intentionally, but Atlanta couldn't get the rebound.
All-Star ratings are best since 1972
NEW YORK _ The NBA All-Star game, featuring Magic Johnson's one-game return, got the highest NBA All-Star ratings in 20 years, NBC said.
The game got a 12.8 rating and a 26 share, the best showing since 1972's game got a 13.3 rating and a 28 share.
The NBA All-Stars beat the Olympics, which got a 12.1 rating for that time period on CBS. College basketball on ABC got a 1.4 rating.
The rating is the percentage of televisions in the United States watching the game, and each point represents 921,000 homes. The share is the percentage of televisions turned on at the time.