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NBA: Miami 111, Philadelphia 99

MIAMI, March 25 (UPI) -- Dwyane Wade and LeBron James combined for 71 points Friday in rallying the Miami Heat to a 111-99 win over Philadelphia.

The Heat trailed by seven early in the fourth quarter but outscored the 76ers during the final 12 minutes 34-17.

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Wade had 39 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. James had 10 rebounds to go with his 32 points. They teamed to make 26-of-43 shots from the field.

Chris Bosh added 20 points and the rest of the Miami scorers combined to produce 20 more.

Miami won for the seventh time in eight games and maintained a 3 1/2-game lead over Orlando for the top spot in the Southeast Division.

Lou Williams scored 24 points off the bench for the 76ers, who lost for the second time in three outings.

The game was a possible first-round playoff preview. Miami is currently seeded third in the Eastern Conference and Philadelphia is sixth.

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