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Heat score 17 straight late, rally past Suns 99-95

Updated: 21 March 2012 11:58 IST

Chris Bosh scored 29 points, LeBron James survived two scary falls and the Miami Heat used a 17-0 fourth-quarter run to erase a 10-point deficit to beat Phoenix 99-95 on Tuesday for their 14th straight home victory.

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Chris Bosh scored 29 points, LeBron James survived two scary falls and the Miami Heat used a 17-0 fourth-quarter run to erase a 10-point deficit to beat Phoenix 99-95 on Tuesday for their 14th straight home victory.

James finished with 20 points, Dwyane Wade had 19, and Udonis Haslem added a season-high 15 for the Heat. James was chasing a long pass when he collided with Grant Hill in the final minute. he went down, failing on his first attempt to get up and stayed on the court holding his head for about a minute. He remained in the game.

Hill led Phoenix with 19 points. Marcin Gortat had 13, Markieff Morris 12, Jared Dudley 10 and Steve Nash finished with nine points and 10 assists.

The Suns had the NBA's second-best record since Feb. 19, having won 11 of their last 14 coming in. Shannon Brown's 3-pointer with 7:29 left put Phoenix up 90-80, but the Suns missed their next 10 shots.

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