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Bosh stars in Heat victory

Chris Bosh scored 25 points as the Miami Heat cruised to their 20th win of the season, beating the Sacramento Kings 122-103.

Dwyane Wade added 20 points while LeBron James had 18 and eight assists to help the Heat rack up their highest points total of the season.

DeMarcus Cousins led all scorers with 27 for the Kings, while Ben McLemore contributed 20.

The Indiana Pacers got back on track as Paul George's 24 points helped them beat the Houston Rockets 112-81.

George also had nine rebounds and Lance Stephenson added 16 points as the Rockets snapped a two-game losing streak to improve their record to 21-5.

Kemba Walker poured in 34 points as the Charlotte Bobcats launched a stunning fourth-quarter rally to beat the Detroit Pistons 116-106.

The Bobcats, who also got 24 points and 14 rebounds from Al Jefferson, were 89-75 down after three quarters but outscored the Pistons 41-17 in the fourth

Evan Turner scored 29 points, including the game-winner on the buzzer, as the Philadelphia 76ers edged out the Brooklyn Nets 121-120 in overtime.

Turner also added 10 rebounds while Thaddeus Young scored 25 points.

Kyrie Irving scored 39 points to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 114-11 overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks, while the Toronto Raptors also needed OT to see off the Dallas Mavericks 109-108.

Markieff Morris scored 25 points to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 103-99 win over the Denver Nuggets, the Atlanta Hawks saw off the Utah Jazz 118-85 and the Los Angeles Lakers were 104-91 winners over the Minnesota Timberwolves.