INDIANAPOLIS — Dwyane Wade tied a franchise record for most points in a first half with 31, and finished with 41 overall Tuesday night to help the Miami Heat defeat the Indiana Pacers, 110-103.

Wade also finished with 12 rebounds for the Heat, who bounced back from a loss Sunday to Boston.

“It was amazing,” LeBron James said. “That’s part of the reason why he’s D-Wade. We saw him get going early and we just kept giving him the ball. It was an unbelievable first quarter and an unbelievable first half in itself.”

James scored 10 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, and Chris Bosh added 22 points and eight rebounds for Miami, which has have won 8 of 9.


GRIZZLIES 102, 76ERS 91: Mike Conley scored all 22 of his points in the second half, helping Memphis hold on at home.

Zach Randolph had 21 points and 10 rebounds along with a season-high seven assists as Memphis won its fourth straight. Sam Young added 12 points and Rudy Gay had 11 before leaving in the second quarter with a shoulder injury. He didn’t return.


BULLS 106, BOBCATS 94: Luol Deng scored 24 points, Derrick Rose had 18 points and 13 assists after a slow start, and Chicago won at home for its ninth victory in 11 games.

In a game of momentum swings, the Bulls needed a strong finish to put away a team that blew out the Lakers the previous night. Chicago opened the fourth quarter on a 10-2 run.


THUNDER 126, KINGS 94: Daequan Cook scored 20 points, and Russell Westbrook added 10 points and 11 assists as Oklahoma City won at home, setting a season high for points.


SUNS 103, JAZZ 102: Channing Frye scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Phoenix won at home and kept Utah winless in the post-Jerry Sloan era.


NOTES: Minnesota forward Michael Beasley likely will sit out against the Clippers tonight to allow his troublesome left ankle more time to rest. Pat Williams, the Orlando senior vice president and longtime NBA executive, was diagnosed with a form of blood cancer. Michael Redd is expected to rejoin Milwaukee on Monday in his latest effort to return from a severe knee injury. Miami rookie center Dexter Pittman is expected to miss 5 to 6 weeks after having surgery to repair cartilage in his right knee. Happy with the job Paul Silas has done as interim coach, the Charlotte owner, Michael Jordan, wants him to stick around for next season. Sacramento guard Tyreke Evans missed the game against Oklahoma City with plantar fasciitis. Miami forward Mike Miller left the game against Indiana in the third quarter after taking a hit to the head.