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April 1, 2013

Bosh beats buzzer, Heat beat Spurs

(Continued)

SAN ANTONIO —

BULLS 95,

PISTONS 94

CHICAGO — Luol Deng scored 28 points, Jimmy Butler and Nate Robinson each added 16, and Chicago beat Detroit for the 18th straight time.

Rodney Stuckey scored 25 points and Greg Monroe added 18 points for the Pistons, who have not beaten the Bulls since Dec. 23, 2008.

Chicago rallied from a 13-point deficit to tie the score 78-all with 9:27 remaining on Butler’s dunk after a steal.

Robinson then fed Deng for a layup for an 80-78 lead, the Bulls’ first advantage since 1-0.

Deng and Robinson each hit 3-pointers to extend the Bulls’ lead to 91-84. Stuckey’s layup cut Chicago’s lead to one with 1:27 left before Deng had a layup for a 94-91 lead. Charlie Villaneuva missed a 3 with 5.9 seconds left and Daequan Cook made a free throw.

Stuckey made a 3 before the buzzer for the final margin.

HORNETS 112, CAVALIERS 92

NEW ORLEANS — Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points and Ryan Anderson added 23 to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 112-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.

Anthony Davis had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Brian Roberts scored 15 and Eric Gordon 14 for the Hornets, who snapped a two-game losing streak, including a blowout loss to Miami on Friday.

Davis’ double-double was his 17th, tops among NBA rookies.

Kryie Irving returned from a shoulder injury and led the Cavaliers with 31 points and six assists. Cleveland, which lost its eighth straight, was 1-7 in Irving’s absence. Tristan Thompson, Wayne Ellington and Mareese Speights each scored 12 points for the Cavaliers and Shaun Livingston had 11.

WIZARDS 109, RAPTORS 92

WASHINGTON — Bradley Beal scored 24 points in his return to the lineup, leading Washington past Toronto.

Emeka Okafor had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and John Wall added 18 points and 10 assists for Washington.

The Wizards, who came in having lost two in a row on the road, won their seventh straight at home and moved into a tie with Toronto for 10th place in the Eastern Conference.

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