Wade, Heat beat Nets for third straight victory

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NEW YORK  — Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, and Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds as the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 104-98 on Wednesday night.

Goran Dragic added 16 points, Gerald Green had 13 and Justise Winslow scored 11 for Miami, which has won three straight games.

Brook Lopez scored 25 and Jarrett Jack had 22 points and 10 assists for the Nets.

The Heat led by 11 points on Wade’s basket with 5:14 left in the third quarter, but the Nets pulled within 86-85 on Donald Sloan’s three-point play with 7:31 left in the game.

The Heat then went on an 11-2 streak, capped by another basket by Wade with 4:09 remaining.