MIAMI’S LeBron James (6) drives to the basket past Indiana Pacers’ Paul George (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 97-94

MIAMI’S LeBron James (6) drives to the basket past Indiana Pacers’ Paul George (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 97-94

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 32 points, Ray Allen hit a go-ahead 3- pointer with just under a minute left and the Miami Heat erased a 15-point deficit in the second half to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-94 on Wednesday night.

LeBron James scored 24 on a bad left ankle for the Heat, who closed within a game of the Eastern Conference-leading Pacers. Chris Bosh added 15 points forMiami,includinga3thattieditlate in the fourth.

James set up Allen for the 3 that put Miami in front for good with 59.5 seconds left, capping a 10-0 run.

Paul George scored 25 points but missed a 3-pointer that would have tied it with 4 seconds left. David West had 23 and Lance Stephenson added 13 for the Pacers, who have dropped two straight.

T-Wolves 120, T-Blazers 109

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Love had 29 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists, powering Minnesota to the victory.

Nikola Pekovic had 30 points and nine rebounds and Kevin Martin scored 22 for the Timberwolves, who led by 32 in the second quarter and held off a charge in the second half from the Blazers.

Clippers 108, Pelicans 95

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan each had a double double, and the Clippers beat the Pelicans to give coach Doc Rivers a victory over his son’s team.

Griffin had 21 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out with 4:05 left, and Jordan added 14 points and 20 boards in the Clippers’ third straight victory. Chris Paul added his own double double against his former team, with 12 points and 11 assists.

Spurs 108, Suns 101

PHOENIX (AP) — Manu Ginobili scored 11 of his 24 points in the final four-plus minutes, and San Antonio snapped Phoenix’s five-game winning streak.

Tim Duncan added 17 points and 13 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard scored 14 for the Spurs, who were without injured point guard Tony Parker.

Mavericks 105, Grizzlies 88

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points in his return to the lineup and Dallas defeated short-handed Memphis.

The Mavericks (15-10) have won two straight to equal their season high of five games over .500. Memphis (10-15) has lost five in a row and seven of eight.

Rockets 109, Bulls 94

HOUSTON (AP) — Dwight Howard scored 23 points and James Harden and Chandler Parsons added 19 each as Houston used a big third-quarter run to pull away from Chicago.

The Bulls trailed by three with 5 1/2 minutes left in the third before their offense went cold. Houston took advantage of the scoring drought, using a 15- spurt to make it 83-66 entering the final period.

Wizards 113, Nets 107

NEW YORK (AP) — John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead Washington over Brooklyn.

Hawks 124, Kings 107

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Korver made seven consecutive 3-point attempts on his way to a season-high 28 points, pushing Atlanta to the victory.

Jazz 86, Magic 82

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Trey Burke had a career-high 30 points and eight assists, leading Utah to the road win. points and 14 rebounds.

Bobcats 104, Raptors 102, OT

TORONTO (AP) — Kemba Walker hit a buzzer-beating jumper in overtime, and Charlotte snapped a threegame losing streak in Toronto.

Knicks 107, Bucks 101, 2OT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tyson Chandler returned from his broken leg and J.R. Smith hit a go-ahead jumper in the second overtime to help New York beat Milwaukee.

Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and Beno Udrih added a season-high 21 for the Knicks. Chandler, who had been out since Nov. 5, had nine points and nine rebounds. Smith scored 19.