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Heat wins with a 3-pointer at buzzer

Published Dec. 3, 2006

James Posey hit a 3-pointer from 26 feet at the buzzer to give the Heat a 98-97 win over the Grizzlies on Saturday night.

Trailing 97-95, Miami controlled a jump ball with 1.8 seconds left and called timeout to set up the final play. Jason Williams passed to Posey on the left baseline and he shot over the defense of Mike Miller.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Vince Carter scored a season-high 41 and Jason Kidd had 13 assists to lead the Nets. New Jersey, which led by 11 entering the fourth, clinched it on Carter's four free throws at the end.

Raptors 103, Knicks 100

NEW YORK - T.J. Ford had 20 points and 10 assists and turned back the Knicks on a number of occasions down the stretch as the Raptors held on.

Spurs 100, Kings 98

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Bruce Bowen scored a season-high 23 for the Spurs. Bowen hit six 3-pointers and San Antonio went 11-of-22 from behind the arc.

Bulls 112, Wizards 94

CHICAGO - Ben Gordon scored 28 for the Bulls. The Wizards set a franchise record with their eighth straight road loss to start the season.

Rockets 81, Cavs 63

HOUSTON - Yao Ming scored 24 and the Rockets overcame a concussion to Tracy McGrady, caused by an inadvertent elbow from Dikembe Mutombo. The Cavaliers shot 28 percent (22-for-78), flirting with their all-time worst shooting performance (23.8) set in 1970. Cleveland's all-time low points for a game is 59, set in 1997 against San Antonio.

Nuggets 121, Pacers 101

DENVER - Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 38 and J.R. Smith hit five 3-pointers for the Nuggets.