Heat streak hits 22
The Miami Heat stretched their winning streak to 22 matches as LeBron James and Dwayne Wade inspired them to a 108-91 win over Toronto.
James finished two assists short of a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds and eight dishes, while Wade had 24 points and nine assists to help the Heat achieve the joint second-longest winning run in NBA history.
The Heat still have some way to go to match the longest ever streak - that stands at 33 matches and was achieved by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1971-72 season.
The Oklahoma City Thunder's All-Star duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant were at it again, combining for 66 points in a 107-101 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
Westbrook poured in 35 points while Durant added 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Thunder, second in the Western Conference, won their third straight.
Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks with 23 points.
Chris Paul had 20 points and eight assists as the Pacific-leading Los Angeles Clippers beat the New York Knicks 93-80.
Caron Butler scored 14 points while Blake Griffin added 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Antawn Jamison scored 27 points as the Los Angeles Lakers made light of the absence of Kobe Bryant to beat the Sacramento Kings 113-102.
Bryant sat the game out with an ankle injury but thanks to reserve Jamison and Metta World peace, who scored 22, the Lakers did not miss him too much.
Monta Ellis poured in 39 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 115-109 win over the Orlando Magic.
Twenty-five of Ellis' points came in the fourth quarter.
Stephen Curry scored 29 points in the Golden State Warriors' 108-78 destruction of the Houston Rockets, while the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Hornets 97-95 and the Atlanta Hawks were 105-93 winners over the Brooklyn Nets.
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