Miami Heat rally past Orlando Magic in NBA

Washington, Jan 5: The Miami Heat came from behind to beat the Orlando Magic 110-94 to avoid their second straight loss in the NBA.

The Heat, who lost to the Golden State Warriors on home court two days ago, were down by three points in early third quarter Saturday night. LeBron James led the Heat to a 19-2 run afterwards to help the team establish a comfortable lead, reports Xinhua.

Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh had 20 points each for the Heat. Veteran forward Rashard Lewis, who was enjoying his second start of the season, added 18.

James got 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.

It was the third straight loss for the Magic. Andrew Nelson had a team-best 21 points. Tobias Harris scored 17.

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