Heat remain alive in series with Horners


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Miami’s Dwyane Wade shoots over the Hornets’ Courtney Lee during Friday night’s playoff game in Charlotte, N.C.

Miami’s Dwyane Wade shoots over the Hornets’ Courtney Lee during Friday night’s playoff game in Charlotte, N.C.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Miami Heat forced their first-round series to a seventh game with a 97-90 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.

Luol Deng was 9 of 14 from the field and finished with 21 points, while Goran Dragic added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Heat, who will host Game 7 on Sunday.

The Heat overcame a playoff career-high 37 points from Kemba Walker to hand the Hornets only their 11th loss of the season at home. Al Jefferson had 18 points and nine rebounds, and Cody Zeller had 12 points off the bench for Charlotte.

Pacers 101, Raptors 83

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 21 points, Myles Turner added 15 and Indiana beat Toronto to force a Game 7 of their series.

That will be played Sunday in Toronto, and the winner will advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Miami’s Dwyane Wade shoots over the Hornets’ Courtney Lee during Friday night’s playoff game in Charlotte, N.C.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2016/04/web1_04.30.16.wade_.jpgMiami’s Dwyane Wade shoots over the Hornets’ Courtney Lee during Friday night’s playoff game in Charlotte, N.C.
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