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LeBron James scored a season-high 38 points as the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Houston Rockets 113-110 on Monday. Chris Bosh had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Dwyane Wade scored 19 points for the Heat, who shot 47.6 percent from 3-point range (10 of 21) and 51 percent from the field overall. Chandler Parsons scored a career-high 25 points and Omer Asik had a career-best 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Rockets, who led 110-106 with 90 seconds left.
James went 3 for 4 from the free throw line over the next minute, then drove for the go-ahead layup with 19 seconds left. Jeremy Lin shot an airball from 3-point range with 10 seconds left, Wade caught it and the Heat escaped with their sixth straight win over Houston.
Boston's Rajon Rondo had 20 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Celtics over the Chicago Bulls 101-95.
Rondo took advantage of Bulls point guard Nate Robinson for three quarters, helping the Celtics build a 12-point lead on 56 percent shooting. He extended his streak of consecutive games with 10 or more assists to 31, the longest in the NBA since John Stockton had 37 straight from Feb. 27 to Nov. 29, 1989. Luol Deng led the Bulls with 26 points and 11 rebounds.
Paul Millsap scored seven of his 34 points for Utah in the third overtime, and Al Jefferson had 24 points and 17 rebounds as the Jazz beat the Toronto Raptors 140-133 for their first road win of the season. Mo Williams had 17 points and 14 assists, Randy Foye scored 20 points and Marvin Williams had 17 as the Jazz opened a four-game trip by avoiding their first 0-5 start away from home since 1987.
DeMar DeRozan matched his career high with 37 points, and Jose Calderon had 20 points and 17 assists for Toronto. The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied to beat the winless Detroit Pistons 92-90 as Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 33 points to spark a fourth-quarter comeback.