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    James leads Heat to rout of Bucks

  • MIAMI — LeBron James scored 33 points and got the entire fourth quarter off, Michael Beasley scored 19 off the bench and the Miami Heat had little trouble in beating the Milwaukee Bucks 118-95 Tuesday night.
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  • MIAMI — LeBron James scored 33 points and got the entire fourth quarter off, Michael Beasley scored 19 off the bench and the Miami Heat had little trouble in beating the Milwaukee Bucks 118-95 Tuesday night.
    Mario Chalmers finished with 15 points and seven assists for the Heat, whose previous biggest victory margin was a 12-point triumph over Chicago on opening night. Chris Bosh scored 10 for Miami (5-3).
    Mavericks 105, Wizards 95
    At Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki had 19 points to pass Jerry West on the NBA's career scoring list and help Dallas beat Washington.
    Nowitzki hit consecutive 3-pointers late in the third quarter, the second one putting him at 25,194 points for 16th place, two ahead of West.
    Lakers 116, Pelicans 95
    At Los Angeles, Jordan Hill had a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds in his first start of the season, and Pau Gasol added 14 points and eight rebounds in Los Angeles' victory over New Orleans.
    Nick Young scored 17 points for Los Angeles, which lost five of its last seven before trouncing the Pelicans, who beat them handily last week in New Orleans.
    Warriors 113, Pistons 95
    At Oakland, Calif., Stephen Curry had 25 points and eight assists, helping Golden State build a 19-point first-quarter lead before sitting out the final 12 minutes of the win over Detroit.
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