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Heat beat Raptors to extend winning streak to five

Dwyane Wade scores over the Raptor's Amir Johnson in the first quarter of Sunday's game.
Dwyane Wade scores over the Raptor's Amir Johnson in the first quarter of Sunday's game.
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The Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors (35-37) 97-94 threatenting the Bucks for the No. 5 playoff spot in the East. The Heat's current five game winning streak is the longest of the season.

Dwyane Wade had 32 points, seven rebounds, and and six assists. This time he also received great help from his supporting cast.

Udonis Haslem scored 23 points on a night shooting 10 for 11, including making all five shots in the fourth quarter. He came in to relieve struggling Michael Beasley in the third quarter.

Carlos Arroyo closed out the game strong scoring eight of his 12 points in in the final minute.
Joel Anthony, filling in for injured Jermaine O'Neal, had a career high 13 points on perfect FG shooting.

The Heat overcame a 17 point deficit in the third quarter to win the game. It is the largest deficit they have overcome all year.

Arroyo secured the victory for the Heat with two crutch free throws with 1.4 seconds remaining.

Chris Bosh led the Raptors with 19 points. The Raptors missed 12 of their 18 shots in the fourth, allowing for the Heat's come form behind victory.

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