CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and the Miami Heat came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a 98-95 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.

Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and Chris Bosh added 20 for the Heat, who have won six of seven.

Marvin Williams scored 27 points for the Hornets, and Nicolas Batum added 21.

The Hornets led 93-90 with 1:10 remaining, but Wade made a layup and Bosh added a three-point play to make it 95-93 with 23.5 seconds left.

Charlotte had a chance to tie it, but Justise Winslow’s steal set up a free throw by Luol Deng for a 96-93 advantage with 13.2 seconds left.

Wade then stole the ball from Kemba Walker and passed to Deng for a fast-break dunk with 4.3 seconds remaining, giving the Heat their biggest lead of the game.

HAWKS 102, PACERS 96: Paul Millsap scored 24 points, Al Horford added 21 points and host Atlanta won its third straight game.

Paul George finished with 31 points for Indiana, which has lost 17 of its last 19 regular-season matchups in Atlanta.

Millsap scored 14 of the Hawks’ first 24 points and finished 10 for 14 from the field.

NETS 128, KINGS 119: Joe Johnson had season highs with 27 points and 11 assists, and host Brooklyn had its best offensive performance of the season.

The Nets snapped a five-game losing streak.

CLIPPERS 107, MAGIC 93: Chris Paul had 21 points and six assists, DeAndre Jordan chipped in with 12 points and 18 rebounds and Los Angeles won at Orlando for its fifth victory in six games.

The Magic gave up at least 107 points for the eighth straight game.

WIZARDS 106, 76ERS 94: John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading Washington at home over Philadelphia.

The Wizards had lost five of their previous six.

GRIZZLIES 91, KNICKS 85: Jeff Green scored 16 points, including two free throws with 6.2 seconds left, to help Memphis win at New York for the Grizz-lies’ fifth straight victory.


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