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Bosh bashes Blazers

Chris Bosh had 32 points and 11 rebounds as the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat beat the Portland Trail Blazers 117-104.

LeBron James scored 30 points and Dwayne Wade 24 for the Heat, who won on the back of 14 unanswered points late in the fourth quarter.

Portland's Damian Lillard led all scorers with 33 points, while LaMarcus Aldridge added 29.

Al Jefferson scored 23 points to help the Utah Jazz beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-94.

Kevin Durant had a game-high 33 points for the Thunder, who saw their four-game winning streak halted.

Marc Gasol had 24 points and 12 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Sacramento Kings 108-101.

James Harden had 27 points in the Houston Rockets' 116-107 win over the Golden State Warriors, while the Toronto Raptors edged out the Denver Nuggets 109-108 and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Phoenix Suns 91-85 despite Kobe Bryant contributing just four points.